Svendborg Amt

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SVENDBORG AMT

Region : Syddanmark
Incorporated into: 1970 Fyn

Arms of Svendborg Amt

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1938.

The ship symbolises the importance of shipping and fishing for the local economy; the water lily leaves symbolise the many islands in the county.

The following herreds were part of Svendborg Amt :

  1. Gudme
  2. Langelands Nørre
  3. Langelands Sønder
  4. Sallinge
  5. Sunds
  6. Vindinge
  7. Ærø


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Literature : Achen, 1982


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