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Civic heraldry of Finland (Suomen kuntavaakunat - Kommunvapnen i Finland)
The arms were officially granted on July 7, 1966.
The arms show the symbol of iron, for the local Otanmäki iron mine. The inverted chevron is the initial of the municipality.
The arms on a road sign
Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.
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