Langeberg

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LANGEBERG Local Municipality

Province: Western Cape (until 1994 Cape Province)
District Municipality : Cape Winelands

Arms of Langeberg

Official blazon

  • (af)

Wapen: Gedeel, regs, 'n goue druiwetros met twee blare, links 'n blou horing van oorvloed gevul met vrugte van natuurlike kleur; op 'n golwende skildhoof gedeel en hoekig deursnede van blou en silwer drie gekanteelde pieke van die een in die ander.
Helmteken: 'n Rustieke bruin muurkroon, belaai met 'n silwer dwarsbalk, daarop 'n ander van blou.
Wapenspreuk: DIENS-UKUKHONZA-SERVICE

  • (en)

Arms: Per pale, dexter a bunch of grapes with two leaves Or, sinister a cornucopia Azure, filled with fruit proper; on a chief wavy per pale and dancetty Azure and Argent, three peaks embattled counterchanged.
Crest: A rustic mural crown Brunatre, charged with a bar Argent, there-upon another Azure.
Motto: DIENS-UKUKHONZA-SERVICE

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on November 29, 2002 to the Breerivier/Wynland local municipality.

The municipality takes its name from an extensive mountain range (part of the Cape Folded Mountain system) that is the principal feature of its topography.

The area is known for its fruit production, which is symbolised by the bunch of grapes and the cornucopia. The grapes also indicate part of the former name Wynland (wine-land).

The wavy partition line represents the many streams that flow out of the kloofs (gorges) along the mountains.


Literature : Image from http://www.langeberg.gov.za


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