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Civic heraldry of Serbia - грбови Србиjе

OSTROVO (Острово )

District : Braničevo
Municipality : Požarevac

Arms of Ostrovo

Official blazon


The arms were officially granted on ??

The arms indicates the branches of the Danube, as the village historically was on an island in the Danube (Ostrov=island). The carp is a very common fish in the river and part of the traditional diet. The bee indicates that the village was known for its beekeepers and honey production.

The esutcheon shows a wild boar with an arrow through its head. It is the historical regional symbol, as it was used in the 19th century as a symbol of the rebels against the Ottoman Empire. It is placed on an escutcheon to indicate the island part of the village.

The Lily-of-the-valley is a common local flower and the mulberry leaves remind of the former silk productn in the village.

Literature : Image from Facebook

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