Rillo de Gallo

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Region : Castilla-La Mancha
Province : Guadalajara

Escudo de Rillo de Gallo

Official blazon

Escudo medio partido y cortado. Primero, de azur el gallo de oro. Segundo, de plata el árbol, olmo, de sinople. Tercero, de azur hacha de plata. Al timbre, corona real cerrada.


The arms were officially granted on November 3, 1987.

The rooster (gallo) is a canting symbol, the name means "river of the rooster". The tree symbolises on the one hand the old tree that dominated the village square for many centuries. It also symbolises the cultivation of fruits and forestry in the municipality.
The axe in the lower half is also a symbol of the importance of forestry for the town.

Literature : Image taken from Wikipedia; background from Ciríaco Vázquez, Rio de Gallo.

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