National and historical symbols of Hungary

In this section you can find the crests of almost 2400 settlements of Hungary with notes. Find the starting letter of the settlement in the list and click if you want to see it.

The Coat-of-Arms of the Village of Alsószuha [¤]
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Alsószuha

(Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplém County)

Triangular military shield erect and azure with a wavy bend argent in the base. In the shield as central charge a palm tree or is borne encouped. Shield is topped by a closed military helm, borne slightly at a slant toward the dexter. Helm is adorned by a three-pointed verdured crown or. As crest a demi-griffin is issuing from the crown, argent.

Mantling on both sides: gules and argent. Below the shield a ribbon is borne encouped with the settlement's name ALSÓSZUHA inscribed in it.

The coat-of-arms of the settlement is a reference to the social history of the village as well as to the relatively large number of lesser landowners. The central charge, the palm tree is an emblem, which signifies the historical past of the settlement's local government. The wavy bend argent recalls the brook Szuha and thus it is an emblem of the settlement's natural environment. The griffin as crest is a reminder of the one-time Szuhay family, who used to live in the Szuha Valley and played a significant role in local history.