Last modified: 2006-02-11 by dov gutterman
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image by Jorge Candeias, 26 July 1999
Adopted: 29 April 1994. Proportions: 7:11. Rakvere is a a town
in Lääne-Virumaa County (maakond).
Dov Gutterman, 25 January 1999
Blue with a yellow horizontal stripe centered with width about
1/7th of the flag's height.
Jorge Candeias, 26 July 1999
First mention about coat of arms with the crown and star is
from 1390. The crown symbolizes the higher rule. Six pointed star
symbolizes prosperity. Current coat of arms was first time
adopted in 1937.
Erki Kurrikoff, 11 April 2001
image from <www.rk.ee>, located by Dov Gutterman