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 Udvar
Click to zoom


(Baranya County)

On the shield on a hill a triple-verdured tree is displayed behind its trunk two threshes with the stalks crossed. According to the decision of the body of representatives of the Village of Udvar the coat-of-arms reflects the form of the old seal print found on a document dated 1803.

The tree as a motif is an ancient symbol: the symbol of respect for trees, and the circulation of nature and time. Usefulness of trees plays an important role in our life: it is the basic material of cradles, beds and coffins.

The three verdured also carries hidden thoughts: three is probably the most sacred numbers; it symbolises totality, divine order, perfectness and the order of universe. The two threshes in the seal, as a symbol of agricultural people, superior to contemporary seals. The tool of threshing brings us closer to bread, the symbol of life. The bread represents Christ.