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Supraśl is a town in north-eastern Poland. It is the home of the Supraśl
Lavra, one of only six Eastern Orthodox monasteries for males in Poland.
Situated in the Podlaskie Voivodship (since 1999), Its population
numbers 4,526 (2004).
The Codex of Supraśl, the oldest Slavic literary work in Poland and one of the oldest of its kind in the world, is named after the Supraśl Lavra. As of September 20th, 2007 it is on Unesco's Memory of the World list.
Arms adopted on June 27, 1990 (resolution # IV/12/90).
Flag adopted on December 14, 2007 (resolution # XIII/134/07).
Arms: on a white shield the scene of Annunciation - Archangel Gabriel and Virgin Mary.
Flag: Ratio 5:8. Proportions of the red triangles are:
* length of the right-angled triangle is 8 out of proportions 5:8
* second length of the right-angled triangle is 3 out of proportions 5:8
Second, lower triangle is just an inversion of the upper one.
The white diagonal band between the red triangles bears the Coat of Arms of Supraśl.
The flag was designed by the local artist, Mr.Grzegorz Łoś."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 27 Oct 2008