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 Szilsárkány
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Szilsárkány

(Győr-Moson-Sopron County)

Its creases and sides are arched, it is standing. In a rounded shields blue field there is a green threefold hill, above it a gold groving griffin with a silver sword in its right. Above the armorial bearings there is a gold crown with seven branches, underneath it on a gold ribbon with black characters: SZILSÁRKÁNY.

Explanation of the symbols

By creating the shield we considered the traditions, thus we took the elements from the seal of the noble village as a basis.

In the antiquity griffins were the symbol of the prophetical talent and sharp-witted.

People in the Middle Ages believed in the existence of griffins, and it also appears in the natural historier.

Heraldry represented griffins just as lions only in profile. Its head, feathery neck, wings, talons in the anterior originated from an eagle, the rest of its body from a lion.

So the griffin refers to the soundness, power, long-term mentality of the inhabitants of Szilsárkány, while the crown with seven branches to their noble ancestry.