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Værøy

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Civic heraldry of Norway/Norske Kommunevåpen

VÆRØY

Province : Nordland

Official blazon

I blått en sølv lundefugl.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 10, 1988.

The arms show a puffin. Puffins nest in large numbers in the area and used to be of great importance for the village, both for meat and down.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network, Nissen, 1991

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