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Province : Vest-Agder
Additions : 1964 Halse og Harkmark, Holum

Arms of Mandal

Official blazon


The arms were granted on July 2, 1921.

The arms show three salmon, symbolising the importance of salmon fishing on the Mandalselv. Mandal is the southernmost municipality with a large salmon population. Salmon fishing also played a major role in the development of the village.

Arms of Mandal

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1930

Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Capellen, 1987

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