Usakos

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USAKOS

Region: Erongo

Arms of Usakos

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The town is an important agricultural and mining town, symbolised by the sheep and tools. The sheep is a Karakul sheep, imported by German farmers in the 19th century. The lower part refers to the railway track, connecting the coast with the hinterland of the country. The springbok and kudu are taken from the National Arms.

The crest shows a phoenix.


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Literature : Merrington (I)


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