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Chuguiv (Kharkiv, Ukraine)

Chuhuiv

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by Antonio Martins, 20 December 1999



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The Gonfalon

"In June 20 1995 the session of the town council approved the gonfalon: a rectangular red canvas with a ratio of the sides: 1:2, in the centre of which there is the Coat of Arm of the town."
Source: Ukrainian Heraldry web site
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999


Coat of Arms


by Antonio Martins, 20 December 1999

"The Coat of Arms of the Russian period had been taken from a regimental banner which was granted to Chuhuivs'ky regiment on the 14th of March 1752. The shield per fess with or and argent of a gules stripe in fess. In the first part there are two crossed sabers and in the second there is a bunch of vine-leaves on a staff. On the belt there is a row of three argent horned moons with their points up. The upper part shows that the inhabitants of the town became famous in the struggles with the Tartars and the Turks. The lower part shows that viticulture was one of the main occupations of the local inhabitants. The Coat of Arms was confirmed on the 21st of September 1781.On the 20th of June 1995 town council session confirmed the Coat of Arms of 1781 as an official symbol."
Source: Ukrainian Heraldry web site
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999


The City

"City in Harkiv Oblast.For the first time it was mentioned in the XIII century when the town belonged to the Kyiv Rus' principalities - Pereyaslavs'ke and Chernigivs'ke.In 1622 an emperial vineyard was planted around Chuhuiv which became the biggest in Ukraine. "
Source: Ukrainian Heraldry web site
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999