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 Kerecsend
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(The County of Heves)

A short description of the coat-of-arms of Kerecsend:

The coat-of-arms is a vertical, rounded shield with a Latin inscription at the top: "GERETCIN PITCIET". Between the red and green fields of the shield there is a black tent shaped field with a silhouette of the catholic church in Kerecsend and its new tower. On the top of the black tent there is a six-pointed silver star.

On the right side of the shield, which is green, there are three rising golden ears of wheat. On the left side, in a red field, there is a "Kerecsen" falcon. According to tradition the name of the village arises from the name of this bird.

Around the shield there is red and yellow coloured ribbon ornament.

The coat-of-arms of Kerecsend - according to the rules of historical scholarship and heraldry - was made by Sándor Bartók, an artist-teacher.