Yerevan

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YEREVAN (Երեվան )

Province : Yerevan

Arms of Yerevan

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms show a lion as a symbol of power, with above his head the tree of life as a crown. He caaries a circle with Mount Ararat and a symbol for eternity. The base shows the name of the city in Armenian alphabet.

The old arms as used around 1900 are shown below.

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Literature : Speransov, 1977