National and historical symbols of Hungary

In this section you can find the crests of almost 2400 settlements of Hungary with notes. Find the starting letter of the settlement in the list and click if you want to see it.

The Coat of Arms of the Village of Bicsérd [¤]
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(Baranya County)

The coat of arms of the village of Bicsérd can be described as follows:

Shield azure, lined argent (white) and sable. In shield a ploughshare and a coulter are borne encouped in the centre, their edges are turning to opposite directions. Above the shield the settlement’s name ’Bicsérd’ is inscribed.

The village of Bicsérd is located at the edge of the plain of Pécs and of the Baranya hills; it is south of trunk road No. 6 and located at a distance of 18 kilometres from Pécs. The first documented mention of the settlement’s name goes back to the end of the Árpád age, to 1262.

The climatic conditions as well as the soil of the area where Bicsérd is located are extremely favourable for agricultural activities. The agricultural past of the area has determined the characteristic features of all the settlements in the area. The majority of the settlement’s population is employed in agriculture and local people live from animal breeding and cultivation of plants. Potato festivals are organised in the village every year and they have made the name of Bicsérd famous in other parts of the country as well.

The ploughshare and the coulter in the settlement’s coat of arms are references to the village’s agricultural characteristics.