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Municipality Butyrskoe

Coat of arms and flag

Blazon

Shield: Moscow shape. Party per bendlet sinister, Sable and Argent. The bordure is also of alternating Sable and Argent segments. Dexter, Vert. Charge, oak branch Or of three leaves and two acorns. Sinister, Gules. Charge, a centaur archer Or, salient regardant, shooting an arrow.

Description

The Moscow shape shield is divided by an oblique stripe, left. The top field is green and depicts a gold oak branch of three leaves and two acorns. The bottom field is gold and depicts a leaping centaur, looking back over his shoulder as he shoots an arrow.

Symbolism

The edging and diagonal stripe symbolise railways bordering the district. The oak branch on green points at the district’s lush greenery and reminds of its past as a prosperous farming area. The gold centaur archer was taken from the banner of the Butyrsky Regiment, which was stationed in Butyrki Quarter in the 16th century. The image eventually became the quarter’s emblem.

Description

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

The field is divided from the hoist obliquely, right to left, by a stripe of alternating black and white segments. Its breadth is 1/40 of the flag’s length and 3/80 of its width.

The top field is green and depicts a yellow oak branch. Its size is 1/3 of the flag’s length and 11/16 of its width. The centre is 5/24 of the flag’s length off the hoist edge and 3/8 of its width off the top edge.

The bottom field is red and depicts a yellow centaur archer looking over his shoulder as he shoots an arrow. The size of the image is 2/5 of the flag’s length and 3/5 of its width. The centre is 5/24 of the flag’s length off the fly edge and 5/16 of its width off the bottom edge.