Vestvågøy

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VESTVÅGØY

Province : Nordland
Additions : 1963 Borge, Buksnes, Hol, Valberg

Arms of Vestvågøy

Official blazon

I blått to opprette og motstilte sølv tørrfisker.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 7, 1984.

The arms show two dried codfish, as the municipality is one of the main Norwegian exporters of (dried) cod.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.