Vilabertran

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VILABERTRAN

Region : Catalonia
Province : Girona

Escudo de Vilabertran

Official blazon

Escut caironat: d'atzur, una creu llatina patent i concavada d'argent amb 5 rodelles de gules ressaltant sobre els extrems i el centre. Per timbre, una corona mural de poble.

Origin/meaning

These arms have been officially granted on 14th November 1985.

The village developed around the imposing Romanesque monastery of Santa Maria de Vilabertran; the monastery keeps a famous processional cross of the 14th century. This silver jewel is shown on the arms of the village.


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Literature : Image taken from Wikipedia; background from Enric Fontvila, Barcelona.


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