Rialp

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RIALP

Region : Catalonia
Province : Lleida

Escudo de Rialp

Official blazon

Escut caironat: d'or, un mont de sinople movent de la punta carregat d'un pal flamejat d'argent. Per timbre una corona mural de vila.

Origin/meaning

These arms have been officially granted on 23th April 2001.

These arms are canting: they show a mount with a white river flowing down; the name of this town in the Pyrenees comes from ancient Catalan "riu alb", white river.


Literature : Image taken from http://escuts.wikispaces.com; background from Enric Fontvila, Barcelona.