Last modified: 2001-08-10 by dov gutterman
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by Jorge Candeias, 5 April 1999
Green and white vertical in 1:2 with a narrow horizontal
stripe along the center, countercharged.
Jorge Candeias, 5 April 1999
Adopted: 24 July 1992. Proportions: 1:2. Tower refers to the
castle of Paide. Silver flags refer to the limestone. First coat
of arms of Paide from 1441 at http://www.paide.ee/ajalugu/1000.jpg.
The name comes from German name Weissenstein (white stone). Estonian "paas" is limestone (white limestone).
Erki Kurrikoff, 7 April 2001