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Province : Hordaland
Additions : 1963 Bremnes, Moster

Arms (crest) of Bømlo

Official blazon

Eit sølv sjøblad på raud botn.


The arms were granted on February 29, 1980.

The arms show a water lily leave with a trefoil. The trefoil symbolises the three former municipalities Bremnes, Moster and Bømlo, which were united in 1963. The water lily leave was simply chosen as a decorative element without any further significance.

Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.

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