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 Himod [¤]
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Himod

(Győr-Moson-Sopron County)

The settlement’s coat-of-arms can be described as follows:

Shield erect, its base is rounded, its top is pointed. Shield is party per fess with a wavy bend argent. In chief or three roses leaved vert gules are issuing from a heart, also gules. In base azure the charge of a fish is borne encouped. Above the shield a ribbon or in which the settlement’s name HIMOD is inscribed in capital letters.

The charges in Himod’s coat-of-arms can be interpreted as follows:

The red roses, issuing from the charge of the red heart in the chief symbolise the solidarity and the heroic struggles of the local inhabitants, features, which were indispensable for them to survive in an area of extremely poor conditions of soil.

The flower issuing from the heart is a variant of the motif of the Tree of Life , a symbol of Life’s continuity. This charge also signifies the viability of the settlement. The silver wavy bend of the shield is an emblem of the vital significance of local waters, while the motif of the fish against the blue background is a reference to fishing, the one-time chief occupation of Himod’s inhabitants.