Heraldry

Aleksandrija

     Historical data: the town of Aleksandrija is the centre of Skuodas district municipality eldership, located near Skuodas-Mažeikiai road, near the Latvian border. The village was originally called Truikinai.…
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Šatės

     Historical data: Šatės town, Skuodas district. The centre of Šatės eldership is located near the Šata river, from which, according to linguists, the name of the town came.…
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Skuodas

     Skuodas received city rights on 17 of May 1572 from Jonas Chodkevičius, who at the time ruled the town, and was renamed Johansberg (John's Castle). The old name…
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Barstyčiai

     Historical data: the town of Barstyčiai is the centre of Skuodas district municipality eldership. The name, according to linguists, comes from the personal name "Barstytis" or something like…
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Notėnai

     Historical data: Notėnai town, Skuodas district. The centre of Notėnai eldership is located by the stream of Notė from which the name of the town came. It is…
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Mosėdis

     Historical data. Mosėdis (Skuodas district) is located about 10 km. north of Salantai. The river Bartuva flows through the town. From the second half of the 19th century…
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Lenkimai

   Historical data: Lenkimai town, Skuodas district. The centre of the Lenkimai eldership is located near the Šventoji river, which is bordered by the Lithuanian border with Latvia. The origin…
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Ylakiai

    Historical data: The town of Ylakiai (Skuodas district) is located about 18 km. east of Skuodas. The name of the town is made up of the personal name “Ylakys”,…
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