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AURLAND

Province : Sogn og Fjordane

Arms (crest) of Aurland

Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on May 22, 1987.

The arms show a goat's head. The area is well known for its goat cheeses and goat farming. A goat was thus considered an appropriate symbol for the municipality.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Nye kommunevåbener i Norden. Heraldisk Tidsskrift 62,1990