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Civic heraldry of Zimbabwe


Province : Harare

Arms of Umboe

Official blazon


The copper crosses on the red field symbolise the copper mining in the area. The strip of ermine and the cross are symbols for the Portuguese Kings and are a reference to the early trading in the area with Europeans. The maize cobs stand for agriculture and the leopard's head, bearing a collar, is symbolic of the wilderness being overcome by civilisation.

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

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