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Coat of Arms
From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

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From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Is founded in the extremity XIX in connection with construction of the Donets'ka railway."
Dov Gutterman, 14 July 2004

Coat of Arms

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The modern emblem was confirmed at August, 20, 1998. In an azure field in saltire a sable hammer and sable wrench. Between them is argent retort. Over this all is fixed an emblem of Katerynoslavs'ka railway with two argent wings on sides. In lower part of shield two vert hill. Shield on sides and from below enframed by argent-black border. In gules chapter are three or acorns. A shield enframed by an argent cartouche and crowned by gules urban crown with three prongs. The authors is A.Zakorets'kyi and O.Zhytnychenko.


A sign of Katerynoslavs'ka railway (crossed anchor and wrench) symbolizes a foundation of populated locality in tie with building of railway.
Two argent wings, part of emblem of railways, together with wheel are moving symbol.
Crossed a hammer and wrench symbolize repair business.
A retort of lamp-chimney is symbol of glass business.
Two vert hill designate pastures plenty, where from and happened city appellation, and also city disposition on two hills.
An azure semicircular edge symbolizes a presence of much ponds on city territory.
The or acorns signify a presence of old oak groves, symbolize force, and in combination with gules chapter symbolize battle and labour exploits.
Crown stone with three prongs is city symbol (urban crown).
Argent cartouche is decorative shield decoration.
A striped sable-argent border is symbol of railway, which surrounds by horseshoe a city Popasna.


A basic coat of arms element is shield of spanish form, rounded downward. Basic shield proportions 7:8 (h). A radius of lower rounding equal 3,5. A shield of azure colour parted in overhead part by chapter of gules colour by height 2 units. In chapter situated 3 or acorn of original form by dimensions 0,75:1,5 off 1,25 one another.
In lower part of shield are three hills (2 + 1), two vert above and one azure down. A lower hill seen out by radius 1,25 units from lower shield point. Lateral taken by radius 1,25 units from intersections of lower hill and big shield. A sign of Katerynoslavs'ka railway accommodated in shield middle off 2,75 lower shield point and equal 2 units in diameter. The sign elements - anchor silver 1:1,25 (h) and argent wrench 0,25:1,25 (h), crossed with turning in relation to wrench on 45 degrees. Silver lateral wings (1,25:2,25 units) divided into three horizontal stripes by height 0,2 units.
Black hammer (1:3,5) and black wrench (1:3,5) situated under corner 30 of degrees under of sign of Katerynoslavs'ka railway. Retort contour of argent colour by length 3,5 with bulge width 1 unit and narrow of 0,5 unit situated vertically after all of figures, uniting in lower part with lateral vert hills. On sides and from below shield enframes border by width 0,2 units with sable-argent stripes equal 1 unit.
Enframes a shield argent cartouche of original form (9,5:10 (h)) with gules brick crown with three prongs (2,25:5) with or seams.
Representation of crown, cartouche, central coat of arms elements and acorns make in accordance with coat of arms original, which is kept in Popasna city council."
Dov Gutterman, 14 July 2004