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Municipality Sokolinaya Gora

Coat of arms and flag

Blazon

Shield: Moscow shape. Party per chevron, Or. Chief, Gules. Charge, falcon rousant, Or, with wings elevated, with the Muscovite royal crown (the Hat of Monomachus) above, in Or and Sable. Base, Azure. Charge, two crossed flint-lock rifles, Argent. Above, hand grenade, Argent, with flame, Or, above it.

Description

The Moscow shape shield is divided by a gold chevron. The top field is red and depicts a falcon rising, facing right, with wings spread, their tips upward. Above it is the Muscovite royal crown (the Hat of Monomachus) in gold and black. The bottom field is blue and depicts two crossed flint-lock rifles in silver with a silver hand grenade above, topped by gold flame.

Symbolism

The red top field reminds of royal falconers’ red uniform coats as the name of the district means Falcon Hill. The blue bottom field points at the uniform of the Semyonovsky Regiment of the Royal Guards, established by Peter the Great with the headquarters and barracks in the present-day district. The crowned falcon symbolizes royal hunts, while the rifles and grenade remind of martial glory, won by the Semyonovsky Regiment.

Description

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

The flag is divided by the yellow sides of an oblique triangle. Its height is 1/4 of the flag’s width, and the apex is in the centre of the flag. The width of the line is 1/120 of the flag’s length and 1/80 of its width.

The top field is red and depicts a yellow rising falcon, facing hoist and topped by the Muscovite royal crown (the Hat of Monomachus) in yellow and black. The size of the image is 5/12 of the flag’s length and 7/16 of its width. Its centre is at an equal distance from the edges, 1/4 of the flag’s width off the top edge.

The bottom field is blue and depicts two crossed flint-lock rifles in white. Above them is a white hand grenade topped by yellow flame. The size of the image is 5/8 of the flag’s length and 2/5 of its width. Its centre is at an equal distance from the edges, 1/4 of the flag’s width off the bottom edge.