Kivu province

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Arms of Kivu province/Blason de Kivu province
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The arms were designed in 1957-8 prior to the Brussels world fair. The arms were not officially granted, but widely used by the province.

The arms symbolise the characteristic landscape of the province with the 3 volcanoes (the central one being Niyaragongo) reflecting in the lake Kivu, the vair of gules and silver representing incandescent smokes in eruption.

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Literature : Pierloz Patrick : « L'héraldique civique du Congo belge (1908 - 1960) » (" Civic Heraldry of Belgian Congo (on 1908 - 1960 ) , in " Kisugulu ", N 75, in March, 2001.