Rožňava

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ROŽŇAVA

Province : Košice
District (okres) : Rožňava

Rožňava (Erb, znak)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms are based on the oldest known seal of the city, which dates from the late 16th century, but are most likely older. The tools symbolise the importance of mining in the area, the origin of the roses is not known but are also a clear canting symbol.

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Seal the city from the 16th century
Arms of Rožňava

The arms in the Znaky Republiky Československé +/- 1935
Wappen von Rožňava

The arms in the Abadie albums
Arms of Rožňava
The arms by Jan Čaka (1977)


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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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