Blazons of Arkhangelsk Oblast Towns


Arkhangelsk

Arkhangelsk. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In a golden shield a flying archangel, which is armed with the fiery sword and shield, defeats the falling devil".

Velsk

Velsk. Instituted on October 20, 1760. Description: "In the first part - the Vologda blazon. In the second part - in a golden field the barrel filled by tar, as a token, that inhabitants of this city trade it".

Kargopol

Kargopol (old blazon). Instituted on August 16, 1781. Description: "In a light-blue field a ram of the natural colour, roasting on firewood".

Kargopol Kargopol (new blazon). Instituted on June 30, 2004.

The authors of new blazon are Konstantin Mochenov, Galina Tunik and Yury Korzhik.

Koryazhma Koryazhma. Instituted on December 18, 1995.

Kotlas Kotlas

Krasnoborsk

Krasnoborsk. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Penza blazon. In the second part - two red pines in a silver field".

Mezen

Mezen. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In a 1-st part of a shield - the Vologda blazon. In a 2-nd part a red fox in a silver field, meaning that the inhabitants of this city trade these animals".

Onega

Onega. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Vologda blazon; in the second part a fish called a salmon, in a light-blue field, as a token, that near this city the best sorts of these fishes are caught and are traded".

Pinega

Pinega. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Vologda blazon; in the second part - two hazel-grouses in a golden field, meaning that near this city there is a best sort of this gamebirds".

Severodvinsk Severodvinsk

Solvychegodsk

Solvychegodsk. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Vologda blazon. In the second part, two pieces of salt in a red field".

Kholmogory

Kholmogory. Instituted on August 16, 1781. Description: "In a 1-st part of a shield - the Vologda blazon. In a 2-nd part - a quadrant in a light-blue field, as a token, that on March 12, 1781, by Royal ukase the seafaring school was established in this city".

Shenkursk

Shenkursk. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Vologda blazon. In the second part - animal, called badger, in a green field, meaning that there are many these animals near this city".

Yarensk

Yarensk. Instituted on October 2, 1781. Description: "In the first part of a shield - the Vologda blazon. In the second part, two squirrels of natural colour in a silver field, meaning that the city inhabitants trade in the skins of these animals".


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