Arms of Pyrénées-Orientales, France

Pyrenees-Orientales

In use since at least 2011

Blazon: Or four palets gules

These are obviously the arms of Aragon, which probably ended up associated with Pyrénées-Orientales via the county of Roussillon. Given the significant influence that Aragon had over what is now southern France, it’s not surprising that their arms kind of end up all over this region. However, these are definitely not official arms, and their connection with the department is tenuous.

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