Namakwa

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NAMAKWA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Province: Northern Cape (until 1994 Cape Province)

Arms of Namakwa

Official blazon

(af)

  • Wapen: Golwend deursnede van blou en goud, in die skildhoof bokant 'n golwende silwer streepbalk 'n goue madeliefblom tussen twee gefasetteerde silwer diamante, en in die skildvoet op 'n groen grond twee toegewende klimmende springbokke van natuurlike kleur. Die skild is oortop van 'n rustieke bruin muurkroon, swart gemessel, belaai met 'n silwer dwarsbalk, daarop 'n ander van blou.
  • Skildhouers: Aan beide kante 'n dwergvalk van natuurlike kleur, staande op 'n maroen grond.
  • Wapenspreuk: IGAI!OSIB

(en)

  • Arms: Per fess enhanced wavy Azure and Or, in chief above a barrulet wavy Argent, a daisy proper between two faceted diamonds Argent, and in base on a mount Vert two springbok rampant respectant proper. The shield is ensigned of a rustic mural crown Brunatre masoned Sable, charged with a bar Argent, thereupon another Azure.
  • Supporters: On either side a pygmy falcon proper statant on a compartment Murrey.
  • Motto: IGAI!OSIB

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 2, 2004.

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


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Literature : www.namakwa.co.za


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