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 Konyár
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(Hajdú-Bihar County)

In frames of the paramilitary „hajdú” blazon there can be seen the silver agricultural gadget and the iron-plough besides the gold wheat ear with blue background.

These show the agricultural feature of the village.

It suggests the privilege originated from the hajdú militry service similarly to the other „hajdú” towns in the county. The blue background implies the wish for peaceful environment for the agricultural works.

The history of Konyár

The village is situated in Hajdú-Bihar county, 30 kilometers away from Debrecen. It can be reached via route 47 through Derecske, or via the Nagykereki railway, there is a good quality road, which runs towards Pocsaj and Hosszúpályi. The village is on the right bank of the river Kék-Kálló, the village already existed in the 10th century. The village was settled by the Ákos Clan, and it was first mentioned in the Váradi Regestrum. The vast majority of the village’s population is Hungarian, and their religion is Calvinist.

The only ancient monument of the village is the Calvinist churh, which originates from the 13th century. Originally, it was built in a Roman style, and from which only the tower survived. The nave was rebuilt in the years 1741-44, in Baroque style. The neighbouring territories of the village is the part of the Hajdúsági Landscape Protected Area. Its sister village is the Romanian Margitta.