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Département : Hautes-Pyrénées

Blason de Cantaous

Official blazon

Tranché: au 1er d'azur au mouton d'argent paissant sur une terrasse de sable, au 2e de gueules à la branche de genêt au naturel.


The arms show a broom plant, which is a very common plant in the area. The sheep on a black base refers to the poor soil conditions which only allow sheep herding.

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