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Province : Trenčín
District (okres) : Trenčín
The arms were officially granted on October 11, 2006.
The town is in possession of a 1732 seal whose contents were transferred into a shield to form its arms. The town has a historical connection with the river Váh and contains many watermills. This is likely where the symbolism in the seal is derived from.
Literature : Kartous and Vrteľ
Promotional pamphlet published by town.