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Province : Troms
Additions : 1964 Andørja

Arms (crest) of Ibestad

Official blazon

I blått et sølv hjulkors med utbøyde armer.


The arms were granted on December 19, 1986.

The arms symbolise that one of the oldest Norwegian stone churches was built in Ibestad. It dates from around 1200. As a symbol for the church a cross on a medieval tombstone found in 1960 in the church was chosen.

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

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