|Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Denmark - Danmarks Kommunevåbener
Region : Syddanmark
Incorporated into: 1970 Fyn
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 :
- Langelands Nørre
- Langelands Sønder
Literature : Achen, 1982
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