Buy State Flags from Allstate FlagsBuy US flags from Five Star Flags
This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Kairiai (Siauliai, Lithuania)

Last modified: 2003-07-05 by dov gutterman
Keywords: lithuania | siauliai | bubiai |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

by Audrius Slapsinskas, 24 June 2003

See also:


The flag and coat of arms of Kairiai were drawn according to pictures, which was taken from booklet: DISTRICT OF SIAULIAI AND ITS CONTEMPORARY HERALDRY [lal02].
Here is information from this book:
"Kairiai - The village of Kairiai with 56 households is mentioned in historical sources dating from the 17th century. The Kairiai estate belonged to the family of count Zubovas from 1820 to 1917, later to A. Strauchman.
The local population were active in the national movement during the 19th century.
Presently Kairiai has the population of 3,600. It is located on the eastern shore of the lake Kairiai 7 km from Siauliai.
The coat of arms was created for the locality based on the design by Laima Ramoniene. It is charged with a golden ribbon and 2 silver blossoms of orchid on a field of red.
The orchids symbolise helplessness and fertility, beauty, education and friendship. The colour of red is connected with royalty, power and nobility.
The Kairiai coat of arms was confirmed by the President of the Republic of Lithuania on June 29, 1999."
Audrius Slapsinskas, 24 June 2003

Coat of Arms

by Audrius Slapsinskas, 24 June 2003