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Lithuania Flag:
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Lithuania's flag was officially adopted on March 20, 1989.

Long a part of the former Soviet Union, the Lithuanian flag was reprised after it gained independence in 1991. Yellow is symbolic of the country's wheat fields; green symbolic of the forests, and red symbolizes patriotism. Collectively the colors represent hope for the future, freedom from oppression, and the incredible courage of the Lithuanian people.

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Lithuania Coat of Arms:
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The Lithuanian coat of arms is one of the oldest in Europe, and is composed of a red shield containing an armored knight on horseback. The emblem of the knight (also known as Vytis) was passed down from generations during the 14th century, and is symbolic of a god of war and thunder.

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