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Civic heraldry of Montenegro
I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !
The previous arms were adopted in the 1970s.
The composition represents the Monument of a Partizan Fighter and the Queen Milena's bridge over the river Ribnica.
In the 19th century the city used the arms below, showing a ruin.
It represents Doclea, the ruins of the ancient Roman city on which Podgorica was built. The first name of Montenegro was Duklja (Doclea).
Literature : Image and information send to me by Dragomir Acovic (acovic@EUnet.yu) and Pirun (from Montenegro)
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