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Civic heraldry of Serbia - грбови Србиjе
OSTROVO (Острово )
District : Braničevo
Municipality : Požarevac
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.
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