Austevoll

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AUSTEVOLL

Province : Hordaland

Arms (crest) of Austevoll

Official blazon

På blå grunn fire sølv silder på skrå oppover, 1-2-1.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on November 30, 1984.The arms show a shoal of herring, as herring fishing is of great local importance for the village.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Nissen, Heraldisk Tidsskrift 54(1986)137-154.