Coat of arms of Havana
|Coat of arms of Havana|
|Armiger||City of Havana|
The key represents that Havana was the gateway to the New World of Spanish America. The shield is supported by an oak branch on one side and a laurel wreath on the other. The oak branch symbolizes the strength of the nation; and the laurel wreath: honour and glory. These symbols were meant to represent the rights of man: Equality, Liberty and Fraternity.
- (in Spanish) Coat of arms of Havana on EcuRed
- (in Spanish) The coat of arms of Havana: history and images (opushabana.cu)