Aranjuez

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ARANJUEZ

Region : Comunidad de Madrid

Escudo de Aranjuez

Official blazon

Escudo partido. Primero, en plata, una cruz de Santiago, de gules. Segundo, en gules, ondas de plata y azur, surmontadas de un palacio, de oro, aclarado de azur.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 17, 1956.

The arms show in the right half a cross as the symbol of the Order of St. James, who owned some properties in the municipality. The left half shows the Royal mansion on the Tajo river in the municipality.


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Literature : Image taken from Wikipedia; Fernández and Marcos, 1989-92.