Alfés

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ALFÉS

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.

Origin/meaning

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.


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