Last modified: 2003-07-18 by dov gutterman
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Currently in Latvia administrative reform is in process. Now
there are 26 districts and 7 cities as 1st order administrative
units and more than 600 parishes and towns as 2nd order
administrative units. After reform there may be 4 to 8 1st order
administrative units (probably lands (zeme) or kingdoms (novads))
and 150 to 250 2nd order administrative units.
Currently only cities and towns (listed below) have flags. I've heard also about some flags of parishes but they are more gonfanons than flags (large inscriptions with names of parishes, motto etc.)
Gvido Petersons, 8 December 1999
I'm little wondered about common practice there in Latvia to
use silver (Tukums, Sigulda, Saldus) or gray (Rujiena)shades on
flags instead of white. Are these shades used anywhere too? Or
this is just fault of Latvian flag-creators?
Gvido Petersons, 23 April 2001