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In northeast South Africa, reorganized from south central
Borders Free State, Mpumalanga, Northern Province and Northwest.
Antonio Martins, 30 May 1999
ARMS: Azure, a pick erect Or, accompanied on either side by four shield
thongs in pale Argent; the shield ensigned of a coronet comprising a wreathed
head ring alternately Argent and Or, heightened of four chemical symbols
for iron Argent, alternating with as many honey-bees volant Or.
SUPPORTERS: Two lions proper.
SPECIAL COMPARTMENT AND MOTTO: Upon three gold staves fesswise, conjoined 2 and 1, supported by two ornamental brackets Or, the motto UNITY IN DIVERSITY.
Registered with the Bureau of Heraldry on 20 March 1996.
JJ Andersson, 5 May 2002
Vanderbijlpark Town Council: granted 14 Apr 1971.
Description: Per pale Gules, Argent and Vert; on a roundel Argent the shield of the municipal arms.
Parys municipality: granted 18 Apr 1975
Description: A rectangular flag per pale red, white and blue, the middle stripe charged with the shield of the Municipal arms.
Boksburg Town Council: granted 3 Apr 1984
Description: On a rectangular yellow field proportion three by two, bordered red, a blue griffin segreant coward, armed and langued red, and in each corner a red tulip.
Randburg Town Council: granted 16 Oct 1987
Description: A rectangular flag with proportion three by two, consisting of nine horizontal stripes, from top to bottom green, yellow, red, yellow, blue, yellow, red, yellow and green, respectively 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/25, 3/5, 1/25, 1/50, 1/25 and 1/10 the height of the flag, the blue stripe charged in the hoist with a white castle triple-towered and in the fly with four yellow roundles barwise, the diameter of each 1/5 the height of the flag.
Source: Data of the Bureau of Heraldry on registered heraldic representations.
Mark Sensen, 19 May 2002