L'Escala

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L'ESCALA

Region : Catalonia
Province : Girona

Escudo de L'Escala

Official blazon

Escut caironat partit: 1r d'atzur una torre oberta d'or; 2n faixat d'or i de gules. Per timbre, una corona de vila.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 27, 2004.

The tower is taken from the old seal of the town and probably shows the 13th century castle of the Counts of Empúries, who ruled the city for many centuries. The bars are the arms of the Counts of Empúries.


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Literature : Image taken from Wikipedia; background from Enric Fontvila, Barcelona.