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 Hevesvezekény [¤]
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Hevesvezekény

(Heves County)

Spade shield erect, its base is curved to a point. In chief the charge of a church is borne; in base a wavy bend. In dexter base a ploughshare, in sinister base a coulter. In the tent-shaped motif reaching as far as the wavy bend two ears of corn. Below the shield as ornamnet a ribbon is borne and the date 1234 is inscribed in it. In chief azure a church argent. The construction of the village church was completed in 1796. Its tower is in the centre and it is an example of simple rural architecture. It is actually a modest chapel. The church as symbol is a reference to the religious affiliation of the settlement’s inhabitants. In base vert a wavy bend argent; this charge is a symbol of the so-called Hanyi-ér, the most significant of the local waters.

Below the wavy bend in dexter base vert a ploughshare or is borne crosswise and encouped and pointing upward. In sinister base also vert a coulter or is borne encouped and crosswise and pointing upward. The ploughshare and the coulter are symbolical of the agricultural activity of the local population.

In the tent-shaped motif gules two ears of corn or are borne encouped. This motif is a reference to the most significant agricultural plant of the area, the raw material of bread. Above the shield a stylised ribbon contoured vert with the date 1234 inscribed in it in letters gules. The date is a reference to the year of the first documented mention of the settlement’s name.