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Heraldik av verden
Norwegian heraldry portal
Norsk Heraldik


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.


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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