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 Sobor [¤]
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(The County of Győr-Moson-Sopron)

Gothic shield erect, party per pale with a bend argent-vert- argent and party per fess with a wavy bendlet argent. In field vert a ploughshare argent is borne pointing upward and with its edge turning toward the sinister. Below and above the ploughshare two stars are borne respectively, all or.

In field party per fess gules and vert a deer’s head argent, horned or, looking toward the dexter. Below it a fish naiant and argent. In field party per pale gules and vert on the dexter side a clover-decorated Lutheran rose is borne argent and petalled vert, divided into two. In the middle of the rose a heart gules and a Latin cross or. In field gules an axe or and handled argent, which is enframed by a whip argent, handled or. Shield is topped by a three-pointed verdured crown or, decorated with gems. Crown is borne on a scroll vert. Below the shield a ribbon or with the settlement’s name SOBOR inscribed in it in letters gules and contoured. From the folds of the ribbon oak leaves are issuing vert and they are adorned with three acorns respectively, all or.

The wavy bends in the settlement’s coat of arms are references to the Rába river and the Tákó stream. The ploughshare as well as the four stars around it are from the settlement’s seal print of 1774.

The charges of the deer and the fish symbolise the nearby waters and woods, which are rich in fish and game and they also refer to the one-time main occupation of the inhabitants.

The Lutheran rose is the symbol of the Lutheran, while the Latin cross is the emblem of the Roman Catholic denomination. The axe and the whip are reminders of the famous outlaw, Jóska Sobri, who was born in the village.