From Heraldry of the World
Revision as of 10:04, 23 June 2017 by Knorrepoes (Talk | contribs) (Text replacement - "===Official blason===" to "===Official blazon===")

Jump to: navigation, search
Heraldry of the World (Heráldica del mundo)
Civic heraldry of Spain - Heraldica Española

Spanish heraldry portal


Region : Catalonia
Province : Lleida
District (Comarca) : Segrià

Arms (crest) of Alfés

Official blazon

  • (es) Escudo embaldosado partido: primero de oro, y segundo de sinople; resaltando sobre la partición 2 llaves pasadas en sautor con los dientes arriba y mirando hacia fuera, uno del otro. Por timbre, una corona mural de pueblo.
  • (ca) Escut caironat partit: 1r d'or, i 2n de sinople; ressaltant sobre la partició 2 claus passades en sautor amb les dents a dalt i mirant cap enfora, de l'un en l'altre. Per timbre una corona mural de poble.


The arms were granted on October 18, 1999.

The keys of St. Peter are related to the local patron. The tinctures, gold and green, are there because the land of Alfés is mainly dry, but their fields are irrigated in winter by the river Set. They symbolize too the sun and the crops.

Literature : Image taken from here

Help maintaining Heraldry of the World !

Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.