Camdeboo

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CAMDEBOO

Province : Eastern Cape (until 1994 Cape Province)
Additions : 1989 the Division Councils of Graaff-Reinet, Willowmore, Steytler, Jansenville, Pearston, Aberdeen and Murraysburg.
District municipality : Western Region District Council (now Sara Baartman District Municipality)

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Official blazon

(af)

  • Wapen: Deursnede van goud en benede ingeboe kepersgewys deursnede van blou en silwer, in die skildhoof 'n voorstelling van die Spandaukop in groen en in die skildvoet 'n groen boomaalwyn met drie rooi blomme en bruin stam tussen regs 'n afgesnede koedoebulkop en hals en links 'n afgesnede springbokkop en hals, afgewend, albei van goud. Die skild is oortop van 'n luiperdvelkopband van natuurlike kleur.
  • Wapenspreuk: TOGETHER WE BUILD

(en)

  • Arms: Per fess, Or, and in base per chevron embowed throughout Azure and Argent, in chief a representation of the Spandau Hill Vert, and in base an aloe tree Vert, bearing three flowers Gules, the trunk Brunatre, between dexter a kudu bull's head and neck couped and sinister a springbok head and neck couped, addorsed, Or. The shield is ensigned of a leopard-skin headband proper.
  • Motto: TOGETHER WE BUILD

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 19, 2004.

I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !

The previous arms:

Arms (crest) of Camdeboo


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Literature : Image send by Mike Oettle (pmoettle@tmecl.co.za); http://www.camdeboo.gov.za/


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