Last modified: 2001-04-19 by dov gutterman
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by Phil Nelson , 22 March 2000
Flag adopted 25 November 1996. CoA Adopted 11 April 1995.
Ratio: 7:11. Noarootsi is a rural municipality (vald) in
Laanemaa County (Maakond).
Dov Gutterman, 12 January 1999
Noarootsi vald - Colors refer to the connection with Sweden.
There was big Swedish community in Noarootsi municipality before
the Second World War. Blue and gold refer also to sea and sand
beaches. Sailing boat refers to shipping. Three plums symbolizes
three historic parts of municipality (Noarootsi, Sutlepa,
Riguldi) which were independent municipalities during the first
Estonian Republic. Plums refer also to local sort of plums.
Erki Kurrikoff, 7 April 2001
from http://www.rk.ee/symb/noaroots.html, located by Dov Gutterman.