Kotor

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KOTOR (Котор)

Villages in Kotor : Risan

Arms of Kotor

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Kotor was acquired by Austria-Hungary in 1797 and officially became part of Austria-Hungary in 1814. Prior to 1797 the city belonged to Serbia, Turkey, Hungary and Venice. In 1918 the city became part of Yugoslavia

The arms with the lion were created by the Doges of Venice and symbolise the Kingdom of Albania, as they imagined that Cattaro historically belonged to Albania.

The small arms:

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Literature : Image and information send to me by Dragomir Acovic (acovic@EUnet.yu)


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