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Municipality Taganskoe

Coat of arms and flag

Blazon

Shield: Moscow shape. Party per fess. Chief party per pale. Dexter chief, Vert. Charge, two halberds, Argent, in saltire. Sinister chief, Azure. Charge, the Saviour’s Cathedral of St Andronicus’ Monastery, Argent and Sable. Base, Or. Charge, clay pot of proper colour on a trivet Sable.

Description

The Moscow shape shield is divided in three — horizontally and vertically. The top right field is green and depicts two silver crossed halberds in an oblique cross. The top left field is blue and depicts the Saviour’s Cathedral of St Andronicus’ Monastery in silver and black. The bottom field is gold and depicts a clay pot of natural colour on a black trivet.

Symbolism

The two crossed halberds on green symbolize several mediaeval toll gates in the present-day district. The cathedral on blue symbolizes one of Moscow’s oldest architectural masterpieces. The clay pot on a trivet (tagan, in Russian) points at the name of the district, which retains the memory of artisans’ quarters in the locality.

Description

The flag of the Tagansky Municipal District is a two-sided rectangle with a 2:3 width to length ratio.

The flag consists of a bottom yellow stripe, the width of which is 2/5 of the flag’s width, and two top fields of equal size, green on the hoist side and blue on the fly side.

Depicted in the centre of the green field are two crossed white halberds. The size of the image is 1/8 of the flag’s length and 3/8 of its width.

Depicted in the centre of the blue field is the Saviour’s Cathedral of St Andronicus’ Monastery, in white. The size of the image is 3/20 of the flag’s length and 3/8 of its width.

Depicted in the centre of the yellow field is a clay pot of natural colour on a black trivet. The size of the image is 1/8 of the flag’s length and 1/5 of its width.