Astrakhan Oblast

Blazons of Astrakhan Oblast Towns



Astrakhan

Astrakhan (old blazon). Instituted on December 8, 1856. Description: "In azure shield - a gold, like royal, crown with five arches and green lining; under it - a silver eastern sword with golden handle, sharp end to the right".

Astrakhan Astrakhan (new blazon). Instituted on June 24, 1993.

For the first time the Astrakhan emblem - "a wolf in a crown" - appeared on a state seal of Ivan IV in 70-th of XVI century. A legend around the picture: "A Seal of Ostrokhan Kingdom". But simultaneously other variant of the Astrakhan arms is also known: a crown and under it a sabre. A print of the voevode seal with such picture is also referred by historians to the XVI century. This variant of an emblem has received the further development and was used with drawing up of the Astrakhan province arms.

Enotaevka (Enotaevsk)

Enotaevka (Enotaevsk). Instituted on July 20, 1846. Description: "The shield is divided into two equal parts: in the upper - the Astrakhan blazon, and in the lower, silver part - a red fortress wall with three towers is represented. The arms is decorated with the town crown".

Kapustin Yar (Znamensk) Kapustin Yar (Znamensk)

Krasny Yar

Krasny Yar. Instituted on July 20, 1846. Description: "The shield is divided into two equal parts: in the upper - the Astrakhan blazon, and in the lower, gold part - the Gospel is represented. The arms is decorated with the town crown".

Tsarev

Tsarev. Instituted on July 20, 1846. Description: "The shield is divided into two equal parts: in the upper - the Astrakhan blazon, and in the lower, red part - a golden wall with seven teeth, and above it - a golden cross, which is put on the moon. The arms is decorated with the town crown".

Cherny Yar

Cherny Yar. Instituted on July 31, 1853. Description: "The shield is divided into two equal parts: in the upper - the Astrakhan blazon, and in the lower, silver part - black mountain. The arms is decorated with the town crown".


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