Modalen

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MODALEN

Province : Hordaland

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Official blazon

På grøn grunn tre sølv spadar, 2-1.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on November 2, 1984.

The arms show three spades as a symbol for the agriculture and sand digging in the municipality, which historically were of great importance.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Nissen, Heraldisk Tidsskrift 54(1986)137-154.