Arms of Solana del Pino, Spain

Solana del Pino
Granted 1985

Blazon: Or issuant from a base a stone pine tree proper between a stag and a mountain goat statant respectant sable, in chief a cross of Calatrava gules

The name and arms are a reference to the abundance of stone pines in the area, which is unusual for the climate.

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Arms of Deutschkreutz, Austria

Deutschkreutz

Granted 1977

Blazon: Per pale or a passion cross gules and of the second a bunch of grapes leaved and three barrulets wavy in base of the first

The cross (or Kreuz) is a reference to the name of the town, and the grapes reflect the importance of winemaking in the region since Roman times.

Arms of Sankt Georgen im Schwarzwald, Germany

Sankt Georgen

Granted 1958; in use since 1900

Blazon: Gules a representation of St. George proper armored or, mounted on a horse saliant argent, caprisoned of the second, slaying a dragon in crescent vert

The earliest depictions of the municipal arms show the arms of Baden (or a bend gules) in the chief, with the St. George and the Dragon motif in base. The Baden arms were dropped after Sankt Georgen became a city in 1891.

Arms of Bürg-Vöstenhof, Austria

Burg-Vostenhof

Granted 2002

Blazon: Argent on a mount vert a city wall with a gate tower or, masoned and windowed sable, in base water barry wavy of the field and azure

The mount refers to the name of the city (Berg meaning “mountain”). The wall and gate might be an allusion to the second half of the name; Vöstenhof is derived from “festen hof,” an archaic term for “manor house” or “castle.”