Vestric-et-Candiac

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VESTRIC-ET-CANDIAC

Département : Gard

Blason de Vestric-et-Candiac
Official blazon
French Échiqueté de sinople et de gueules à la tour d'or ouverte, ajourée et maçonnée de sable brochant, surmontée d'une grenouille descendante accostée de deux colombes fondantes, celle de dextre en bande et celle de senestre en barre, accostée de deux grenouilles assises affrontées, le tout d'argent et soutenue d'une troisième colombe montante du même brochant sur une truite d'or.
English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The squares refer to the merger of the two former municipalities (green for Vestric and red for Candiac).
The tower symbolizes the ancient castle of Candiac, property of the Montcalm family, the frogs refer to the nickname of the inhabitants of Vestric: the frog eaters.
The doves are derived from the Montcalm coat of arms.
The trout refers to the (former) fish ponds.

Literature: Image from http://www.armorialdefrance.fr


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