Tysvær

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TYSVÆR

Province : Rogaland
Additions : 1965 Avaldsnes (partly), Nedstrand, Skjold (partly), Vats (partly), Vikedal (partly)

Arms of Tysvær

Official blazon

På blå grunn ein oppveksande sølv hegre.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on February 3, 1984.

The heron was chosen as a symbol for the municipality as there are several large colonies of herons in the municipality.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.


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