Twenty seven (27) stars: Twenty seven (27) Barangays comprising the City.

1969: Year when Mandaue City came into being.

Gear: City's program of technological development.

Watch Tower: "Bantayan San Hari", dates back to pre-Spanish period and built to protect inhabitants from pirates. It symbolizes vigilance, courage and alertness of its people.

Bridge: Strong thrust of City in infrastructure projects.

Foliage and Water: City's desire for ecological preservation.

"Mantawi" Vine: Name of Mandaue was derived from.