PATENTBUREAU Symbolics Of Prydniprov'ia Armyans`k
From history of heraldry of Ukraine
Modern individual symbolism
State differences of Ukraine
Symbolics of Prydniprov'ia regions
Symbolism of Ukrainian the cossacks


For the first time it was mentioned as a town under the name of Tafgros in the papers of the first century A.D. The town was surrounded by a big ravine and maybe that gave the name of the town - Perekop.

Emblem of the Russian period


The emblem of the Russian period


The emblem of the Russian period was confirmed on the 17th of November 1844. In a vert field there was an argent castle of Perekops'k; in the gules chief an or key of the Crimea peninsula to denote the entrance to it.

The Kene project


B.Kene project


On the 14th of March 1868 B.Kene worked out a project of a new emblem of the town: in a vert field is an argent fortress. In the gules chief is an or key. In the canton there was an emblem of Tavrijs'ka province. The shield is crowned with an argent mauerkrone with three embattlements and was put on two or anchors connected by the ribbon of the Order of St.Alexander. The emblem was not approved. 

Modern emblem


The modern emblem


It was confirmed at April, 13th, 1999 by the decision N82 of VI council session of XXIII convocation. Or; sable fortress with the closed gate, in the gules chief is or key with its bit to the right.

The basis of the modern arm is the old emblem of the Perekop city (which territory is included now into modern city structure) on which was an argent fortress in the vert field, and in the gules chief was an or key. The fortress means system of strengthenings, and a key means the arrangement of settlement near an isthmus which conducts to the Crimean peninsula.

A.Grechylo, "Coats-of-arms and Flags of Towns and Villages in Ukraine", Pt.1

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