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I have no information on the origin or meaning of these arms. [[Contact|Any information is welcome]] !
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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.
 
The old arms as used around 1900 are shown below.

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YEREVAN (Երեվան )

Province : Yerevan

Yerevan.gif

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.

Erivan.jpg

Literature : Speransov, 1977