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NIZHYN (Ні́жин)

Region (Oblast) : Chernihiv

Coat of arms (crest) of Nizhyn
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The arms were adopted on October 14, 1992.

The arms show St. George killing a dragon. St. George is the patron saint of the city.

The arms replaced older arms, datin g from the early 19th century, which were used until 1918.

Coat of arms (crest) of Nizhyn

In June 1865 B. Kene proposed new arms for the city. The arms also showed tow arms, and a bordure with golden coins. The arms were not adopted.

Coat of arms (crest) of Nizhyn

Literature: Panyenko, 1996

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