Fergana Oblast

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FERGANA OBLAST (Ферганская область)

Arms (crest) of Fergana Oblast

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Fergana oblast was part of the Russian Empire from around 1865-1918. It is now part of Uzbekistan.

The arms were adopted on January 30, 1890.

The arms show two silk moths, indicating the importance of the silk production in the region.

Literature : Sokolov, 1977


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