Žilina

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ŽILINA

Province : Žilina
District (okres) : Žilina

Žilina (Erb, znak)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms show the cross of Hungary, indicating that the arms date from the late 13th century. The arms are first shown on a document from 1379. To distinguish the arms from the Hungarian cross, the two stars were added and the cross got roots. The meaning of these changes is not known.


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Literature : Kartous et al, 1991; Slowakei - Spaziergänge durch die Jahrhunderte der Städte und Städchen. Piroda, Bratislava, 1994 (German version, ISBN 80-07-00531-5); Kartous and Vrteľ , 2000

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