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Sinisessä kentässä yläreunaltaan sakarakoroinen ja alareunaltaan kuusikoroinen hopeahirsi.
The arms were officially granted on September 21, 1966.
The municipality was the rural area surrounding the city of Kajaani. This is symbolised by the castle wall for the city and the pine trees for the rural region.
Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.
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