Per fess by Azure and Purple. Blessed Virgin Mary in the tunіke Azure, clothes Gules with bordure Or, around the head nіmb Or, in hands she holds cover Argent, on the dexter from Virgin Mary rotary wheel with letters "Mn" Or in the middle, on the sinister pectoral Or.
The image of the Virgin defines she as the spiritual patron of the city and symbolizes traditions of Zaporizhzhya Cossacks. The first mines for the extraction of manganese called Pokrovs'ky. Production of manganese is dominant economy of the city, it symbolizes rotary wheel with the letters "Mn". Pectoral means the world-famous discovery that made archaeologist B.M.Mozolevs'kyi during excavations the Scythian burial mound in the city. Azure symbolizes the generosity of city residents, purple is conventional color of manganese, a natural mineral, mining of which is the basis of the economy.
Image on site V.Napytkin
Геральдика Дніпропетровщини. Офіційні символи територіальних та муніципальних утворень: [Історичні нариси]. - Д.: Арт-Прес, 2012. -192с. ISBN 978-966-348-279-8