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 Hollóháza
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(The county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén)

Choosing the shield's form a medieval type, traditional shape was chosen, in order to stress the commune's past of more than 700 years.

Elements chosen speak for themselves:

- the helmet details are part of the code of arms of former landlord count Károlyi.

- the raven points to the village name, which may be traced back to the name of two locations, the upper village called "Hollóház" - Crow's House - and the "Hollóház-puszta", which is part of the lower village district called "Hutta".

- three mountains refer to the location of Hollóháza within a valley surrounded by distinct peaks.

- the bull wagon motive is an integral part of the 1840 wax seal of Hollóháza commune, pointing to forestry as a major economic.

- the sickle shows the fact that in Hegyköz traditional agriculture sickles were used instead of scythes.

- a Porcelain vase refers to the commune's industrial tradition, which for the past centruy or so has been determining village live.

Meaning of colours:

- Green: woods, natural environment

- White and silver: porcelain colours

- Red: life power, village

- Gold: light, faith in a brighter future