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Civic Heraldry of Peru
Héraldica de Peru


Origin/meaning :
The arms, with an oval form, shows three waves and a sun. This sun represents the amazon region and its hot weather. The three waves represent the Ucayali river, an important peruvian river. Ucayali means in Pano language 'river confluence'. The red colour of the field is canting for the name of the capital Pucallpa (red land), because of the jungle mud. The arms are surrounded by a laurel crown. The motto says Pucallpa, puerto en la selva (Pucallpa port of the jungle).

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