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Coat of Arms and Colours of the Capital City of Warsaw  
 
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The coat of arms of the Capital City of Warsaw consists of an image of a Mermaid (‘syrenka‘) as it was used from 1938 to the outbreak of World War II (Resolution of the Capital City of Warsaw No. 18 of 15th August 1990 on the restitution of pre-war tradition involving the seal, city colours and the coat of arms).

The Grand Coat of Arms of arms of the Capital City of Warsaw depicts the figure of a woman with the tail of a fish, turned to the right, with a raised sword in her right hand and a round shield in the other, on a red field. The body and the fish tail, golden hair, golden sword and shield are naturally coloured. There is a royal crown above the escutcheon. Below the escutcheon are two laurel branches with the 5th Class Silver Cross of the Virtuti Militari Order. The scroll falling from below the crown bears the city’s motto: semper invicta (always invincible).

The Grand Coat of Arms of the Capital City of Warsaw is used during special ceremonial occasions, holidays or other events referring to the heroism and bravery of the inhabitants of the Capital City of Warsaw, and can only be used by official bodies of the Capital City of Warsaw.

Herb Wielki m.st. Warszawy
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The colours of the Capital City of Warsaw are the yellow and red of the flag, forming two horizontal stripes of identical width, the upper being yellow and the lower red.

 
 
Created by Makarewicz Andrzej (Gabinet Prezydenta (GP)) 28-07-2008
Submited by Makarewicz Andrzej (Gabinet Prezydenta (GP)) 10-12-2008
Approved by Kozak Ewelina (Gabinet Prezydenta (GP)) 11-12-2008
Published by Makarewicz Andrzej (Gabinet Prezydenta (GP)) 12-12-2008
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