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Common Seal of Aberdeen before 1424
Seal of Aberdeen, Scotland
ca 1150 to 1424
St. Nicholas as patron saint of mariners; crescent and star are symbols for a ship and guiding star
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Seal of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1430
Seal of Aberdeen, Scotland
1430-1674
St. Nicholas with his special emblem of three children in a tub
SOURCE: Armorial Ensigns of the Royal Burgh of Aberdeen, Cruickshank, 1888
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Sint-Niklaas Town Seal
Coat of arms: Sint-Niklaas, Flanders, Belgium, Ceramic tile
St Nicholas Center Collection
Odijk, NL, Coat of Arms
Coat of arms: Odijk, (Bunnik), NL
From International Civic Heraldry Used by permission
St. Nikola Coat of Arms
Coat of arms: St. Nikola an der Donau (on the Danube), Austria
Ganzirri Medal
S. Nicola Di Bari, Patron of Ganzirri, Messina
St Nicholas Center Collection

St. Nicholas is also named the patron saint of numerous cities and countries. Particularly in Russia, Nicholas is a favored patron, though St. Andrew is the official patron of the country.

Nicholas is the Patron Saint of:
COUNTRIES & REGIONS

Austria Belgium Germany Greece Italy Netherlands Switzerland

Apulia (Italy)
Austria
Belgium
Germany
Greece
Italy
Kingdom of Naples (Italy)
Lorraine (France)
Norway (with Saint Olaf)
Sicily
Switzerland

CITIES & TOWNS

Albania
Sveti Nikola
Argentina
San Nicolás
Aruba
Sint Nicolaas
Australia
Sankt Nikolai
Austria
Dorfbeueren; Mauthausen, Reith bei Seefeld; Saalbach; Sankt Nikolai im Sausal; Sankt Nikolai ob Drassling; Steiermark; St. Nikola an der Donau (on the Danube); Traboch; Westendorf
Belgium
Ghent; Kampenhout; Liege; Lochristi; Sint-Niklaas, Flanders
Bulgaria
Burgas; Prokhod; Sveti Nikola
Canada
Saint-Nicolas, Quebec
Colombia
Barranquilla
Croatia
Baska Voda; Komiza
England
Liverpool; Portsmouth; Spalding
France
Amiens; Civray; Ergersheim; Le Souich; Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, Lorraine
Germany
Albaching; Altenberg; Altenbruch (Land Hadeln); Auerbach; Brauweiler; Bundenbach; Elzach; Gamshurst; Idenheim; Konz; Löbau; Lubeck; Nieheim; Neuhofen; Neustadt (Braunschweig); Norath; Pfersdorf; Rheurdt; Tiftlingerode; Vrees; Wald
Greece
Corfu; Kastellorizo; Kozani; Parga; Volos
Hungary
Dánszentmiklós; Mosonszentmiklós; Szigetszentmiklós
Ireland
Galway; Limerick
Italy
Acquaviva Picena; Albaneto; Alfano; Aci Catena, San Nicolò; Alice Costello; Ancona; Aradeo; Argenta; Bagnara Calabra; Bardolino, Verona; Bari, Apulia; Baunei; Bocchigliero; Bonefro; Bosco; Brucoli-Agusta, Sicily; Calascio; Calenzano; Cammarata; Campoli el Monte Taburno; Canolo; Capizzi; Capriglia Irpina; Caprarica di Lecce; Carano; Cardinale; Casabona; Casalnuovo; Castagnaro; Castellaneta; Castello di Cisterna; Castelluccio Inferiore; Castelmauro; Castelpoto;  Castrocaro Terme; Ceraso; Cerzeto; Chiusa Sclafani; Cividate al Piano; Cocumola; Collescipoli; Controne; Colobraro; Corigliano d'Otranto; Craco; Cursi; Diano Castello; Duronia; Feroleto della Chiesa; Forchia; Fossalto; Fragneto Monforte; Frattura; Gagliato; Ganzirri, Messina, Sicily; Genazzano; Gesualdo; Gioi; Gioiosa Marea; Gualtieri Sicamino, Sicily; Gualtieri-Sicaminò, Sicily; Guardiaregia; Isnello, Sicily; Isola Dovarese; Lagonegro; Lattarico; Lecce; Lecco; Lettomanoppello; Lucito; Maglie; Maierato; Marina di Gioiosa Ionica; Massa; Melicucco; Mendicino; Mentana; Merano; Mezzojuso; Mileto; Mira; Molina Aterno; Montazzoli; Montesarchio; Naples; Narcao; Nicosia; Noto; Novi Velia; Ofena; Ornavasso; Ortueri; Orvinio; Palazzo Adriano, Sicily; Palmi; Paternopoli; Pentone; Picerno; Pietra Ligure; Pistunina, Mesina; Pollutri; Ponte San NIcolò; Postiglione; Randazzo; Ribera, Sicily; Rimini; Rivisondoli; Roccastrada; Roccavaldina; Rodengo Salana; Roseto Capo Spulico; Rutigliano; Sacile; Salemi; Salve; San Giuliano del Sannio; San Marco la Catola; San Nicola Baronia; San Nicola da Crissa; San Nicola dell'Alto; San Nicola l'Arena; San Nicola la Strada; San Nicola Manfredi; San Nicolò d'Arcidano; San Nicolò di Ricadi; Santo Stefano di Camastra; Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino; Sassari; Scandale; Sellia Marina; Semivicoli; Spadola; Specchia, Squinzano; Sorano; Sorianello; Soriano nel Cimino; Teora; Torelli; Trecastagni; Uggiano Montefusco; Venetico; Vastogirardi; Vilafranca Tirrena;
Lithuania
Kaunas
Macedonia
Prilep; Sveti Nikole
Malta
Siggiewi
Mexico
San Nicolás, Durango; San Nicolás, Oaxaca; San Nicolás, Sonora; San Nicolás, Tamaulipos; San Nicolás de Ibarra
Netherlands
(Amsterdam); Benschop; Biervliet; Blankenham; Blija; Broek in Waterland; Broekhuizen; Denekamp; Deventer; Dordrecht; Dwingelo; Edam; Eemnes; Elburg; Ellekom; Groningen; Hantum; Haps (now in Cuijck); Harderwijk; Heino; Helvoirt (now in Haaren); Hendrik-Udo-Ambacht; Heythuizen; Ijhorst; Ijsselstein; Kampen; Koudekerk; Krommenie; Kuinre; Lutjebroek; Meijel; Midlum; Monnickendam; Muiden; Nieuwveen; Odijk (now in Bunnik); Olde Markt; Nijland; Oosterwierum; Oosterwolde; Poppenwier; Purmerend; Schelluinen; Schoonebeek; St. Nicolaasga; Tienhoven; Valkenswaard; Vollenhove; Vreeland; Wespe; Westerland; Wieuwerd; Wijhe; Zoetermeer
Palestine
Beit Jala
Peru
San Nicolás
Phillipines
San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte; San Nicolas, Pangesinan
Romania
Braila
Russia
(Moscow); Togliatti; Zaraisk
Scotland
Aberdeen
Slovakia
Bošáca; Liptovsky Mikulás
Slovenia
Miklavz na Dravskem polju
Spain
Alicante
Switzerland
Fribourg; Lucerne; Sankt Niklaus
Ukraine
Lutsk, Mykolaiv
United States
(New York City, New York); San Nicolas Island, California
Venezuela
Porlamar, Sarare
Wales
Saint Nicholas

See St. Nicholas in Civic Heraldry

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