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SØRREISA

Province : Troms

Arms of Sørreisa

Official blazon

I rødt 3 seksoddete gull stjerner, to over en.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 7, 1984.

The arms show three stars, which are derived from the oldest known seal in the municipality, a 17th century seal of the local counsellor Jacob Hansen Kinapel.


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


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