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Civic heraldry of Zimbabwe


Province : Mashonaland East

Arms of Ruwa

Official blazon


The propellor in the chief represents the Cranborne area, where there is an airport. The water lily is canting, ruwa meaning water lily. The blue wavy lines denote the many rivers in the area, als the lake of Goromonzi, derived from gara manzi, or where water stays. The crest, a kudu, is canting for the Nora (or kudu) Valley.

Literature : The municipal heraldry of Zimbabwe, ARMA 1286-1289

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