Arilje

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ARILJE (Ариље)

District : Zlatibor

Arms (crest) of Arilje

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1988.

The shield shows the two river that run through the city, the Moravica and Veliki Rzav. The escutcheaon shows the Cross of St. Achileus, the patron saint of the city, as found upon his tomb.The supporters are King Stefan Urosh Dragutin (Canonized as St. Theocrist, founder of the Arilje Church), holding the local church, and St. Achileus.

The banners are the flag of Serbia and of the city.


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Literature : Image and information send to me by Dragomir Acovic (acovic@EUnet.yu)