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In northeast South Africa, reorganized from
the former south central
It borders the Free State, Mpumalanga,
Northern and North-West
Antonio Martins, 30 May 1999
ARMS: Azure, a pick erect Or, accompanied on either side by four shield
thongs in pale Argent; the shield ensigned of a coronet comprising a wreathed
head ring alternately Argent and Or, heightened of four chemical symbols
for iron Argent, alternating with as many honey-bees volant Or.
SUPPORTERS: Two lions proper.
SPECIAL COMPARTMENT AND MOTTO: Upon three gold staves fesswise, conjoined 2 and 1, supported by two ornamental brackets Or, the motto UNITY IN DIVERSITY.
Registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 20 March 1996.
JJ Andersson, 05 May 2002
Council flag registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 14 Apr 1971and
Per pale Gules, Argent and Vert; on a roundel Argent the shield of the municipal arms.
Parys municipality flag registered with the
South African Bureau of Heraldry on 18 Apr 1975 and described as:
A rectangular flag per pale red, white and blue, the middle stripe charged with the shield of the Municipal arms.
Council flag registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 3 Apr 1984
and described as:
On a rectangular yellow field proportion three by two, bordered red, a blue griffin segreant coward, armed and langued red, and in each corner a red tulip.
Randburg Town Council flag registered with the
South African Bureau of Heraldry on 16 Oct 1987 with the following description:
A rectangular flag with proportion three by two, consisting of nine horizontal stripes, from top to bottom green, yellow, red, yellow, blue, yellow, red, yellow and green, respectively 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/25, 3/5, 1/25, 1/50, 1/25 and 1/10 the height of the flag, the blue stripe charged in the hoist with a white castle triple-towered and in the fly with four yellow roundels barwise, the diameter of each 1/5 the height of the flag.
Source: Data of the Bureau of Heraldry on registered heraldic representations.
Mark Sensen, 19 May 2002
Illustrations of the above, with the exception of Mokwana, can be seen in SAVA Journal 1/92 [brl92] (ed).
Other Gauteng municipal flags can be seen on the
Johannesburg, Pretoria and