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Region : Midtjylland
Amt (until 2007) : Århus
Additions : 1966 Alling-Tulstrup, Dover, Gammel Rye, Låsby
Incorporated into : 2007 Skanderborg

Coat of arms (crest) of Ry


The arms were officially registered in 1981.

The arms refer to the many lakes and streams in the municipality, with a grebe swimming on a wavy base. The arms were designed after a local competition, which resulted in 66 different designs.

Coat of arms (crest) of Ry

The arms on a road sign (2005)

The previous arms were devised in 1952 and are shown below.

Coat of arms (crest) of Ry

The arms show the monogram of King Christian III, who was crowned in Ry church in 1534. The staff symbolises the large Øm monastery and the seven leaves symbolise the seven lakes in the municipality.

Coat of arms (crest) of Ry

The arms on a road sign (2005)

Literature: Achen, 1982; Zeuthen, 2000

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