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Civic heraldry of Greenland

SISIMIUT (Holsteinsborg)

Incorporated into : 2009 Qeqqata

Arms of Sisimiut

Official blazon


The arms were granted in 1971.

Sisimiut is in the southern ice-free waters and thus a major harbour. The arms show the head of a walrus, which are often found around the town.

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

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