Qasigiannguit

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QASIGIANNGUIT (Christianshåb)

Incorporated into : 2009 Qaasuitsup

Arms of Qasigiannguit

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1969.

Shrimp fishing is the main industry in the town. The two forms of shrimp in the arms show the white shrimps as the fishermen know them, and the red shrimps as the consumers know them.


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Literature : Achen, S.T. : Danmarks Kommunevåbener. Komma, København, 1982.


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