Western Cape Regional Services Council
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WESTERN CAPE REGIONAL SERVICES COUNCIL
Province : Western Cape
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- Wapen: Deursnede en geknobbel, silwer en rooi, in die skildvoet 'n gestingelde silwer druiwetros, goud geblaar; 'n geweldvormig geknobbelde blou skildhoof.
- Helmteken: 'n Muurkroon met drie uitkomende torings, alles silwer.
- Skildhouers: Twee malgasse met opgehewe vleuels van natuurlike kleur.
- Wapenspreuk: SPE ET FORTITUDINE
- Arms: Per fess nowy, Argent and Gules, in base a bunch of grapes slipped Argent, leaved Or; a chief nowy of a gable Azure.
- Crest: A mural crown with three towers issuant, Argent.
- Supporters: Two Cape gannet with wings elevated, proper.
- Motto: SPE ET FORTITUDINE
The arms were officially granted on December 30, 1988.
The bunch of grapes symbolises the area as the principal wine-growing site of South Africa. In chief a Cape-Dutch gable a distinctive architectural feature in the area. Supporters are two Malgas (Cape Gannet).
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