Albanyà

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ALBANYÀ

Region : Catalonia
Province : Girona

Escudo de Albanyà
Official blazon
Catalan Escut caironat: de gules, dues claus passades en sautor amb les dents a dalt i mirant cap enfora, la d'or en banda per damunt de la d'argent en barra cantonades al cap d'un besant d'or amb un roc d'atzur. Per timbre una corona mural de poble.
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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 20, 1992.

The keys of St. Peter are related to the local patron saint. Above, there is the azure chess-rook on gold of Rocabertí family, the landlords of the village (this sign, "roc" in Catalan, is canting)


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Literature : Image taken from Wikipedia; background from Enric Fontvila, Barcelona.