|Heraldry of the World |
Heraldik av verden
|Norwegian heraldry portal|
Province : Rogaland
Additions : 1965 Avaldsnes (partly), Kopervik, Skudenes, Skudeneshavn, Stangaland, Torvastad, Åkra
I rødt et sølv gitterkryss.
The arms were granted on April 18, 1975.
The diamond symbolises the name Karmøy. The island protects the mainland. The cross symbolises the Avaldsnes church, a royal chapel in the Middle Ages.
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