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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 31 October 2009
Silavotas (Prienai District) - on green field the arms of
Silavotas: three little pines. Flag proportions 5:6, fringe
is golden, finial is golden knob. The arms is canting:
"silavotas" means "pinewood" in Lithuanian.
Also it reminds the merits of local priest A. Radusis for town
development: one of his numerous initiatives was planting
the pinewood of 12000 pines, which is the adornment of town now.
Number of pines on arms also symbolizes three lads from Silavotas
who were among the first warriors of Lithuania died for
Virginijus Misiunas, 31 October 2009