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Svetogorsk Town coat of arms, the

Subject / Heraldry

The Svetogorsk Town's coat of arms was approved with the decision of the Representative Assembly of the Municipality “Gorod Svetogorsk” (The Town of Svetogorsk) of 29 May 2001, No. 5-2201. The heraldic description of the coat of arms: “Within the azure field with a green extremity that is ended with a silver arched cloud bank there is the golden shining sun (without depict of face) with inscribed rays. Over the rays there are three green spruces which are framed with silver. The middle spruce is in front of others and bigger than others.” The sun is the light source that is related to the name of the town. The bank of clouds symbolizes the production of the town’s main enterprise “Svetogorsk” (the manufacture of paper). The coat of arms was registered in the State Heraldic Register of the Russian Federation under the No. 843.

Tripolskaya, Anna Aleksandrovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Svyatogorsk Town

Борисов И.В., Козина Е.Н. Геральдика России. М., 2005., С. 176.

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