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 Sajólád [¤]
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(Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County)

Triangular military shield erect and azure, in base bursts of flame, gules. In shield a stag trippant and or is borne.

On top of the shield a scroll azure and argent, which is crested by a raven argent, holding a piece of bread or in its beak. Shield is flanked by an ear of corn or and a palm leaf, also or. Below the shield a ribbon is borne encouped with the settlement’s name SAJÓLÁD inscribed in it.

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

In shield the tincture azure signifies water, while the tincture gules symbolises fire. The raven holding a piece of bread or in its beak as well as the palm leaf below the shield, also or, are references to the Pauline order of monks. The ear of wheat refers to man’s creativity, diligence and close relationship with nature. The charge of the stag stands for the nearby forest.

Shield is supplemented by the crest of a raven, below the bird’s feet a scroll, the tinctures of which are identical with those of the settlement’s flag. Below the shield a ribbon is borne with the settlement’s name inscribed in it.