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Province: Pomorze Zachodnie
County: Gryfino

Arms (crest) of Chojna
Official blazon
Polish blazon wanted
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The town used to be a Slavic settlement first; in the 13th century, however, intensive German colonization took place and town rights were granted under a German name of Königsberg (later Königsberg / Neumark, to differentiate it from the East Prussian city of Königsberg). Thus, a descriptive arms with a king's head was given.

In 1945, after the town was heavily destroyed in the Soviet-German fighting, it was passed to Poland and named Chojna, according to the old Slavic name. As in the most cases, the original medieval arms were kept. The word Chojna is related to the Polish word meaning fir or pine tree.

In 1963 the arms were shown with a black lion on gold. I have no information on the meaning of those arms.

Siegel von Chojna

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Wappen von Chojna/Coat of arms (crest) of Chojna

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Arms ofChojna

The arms as shown in 1970

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