Last modified: 2007-12-22 by phil nelson
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A yellow cross the arms bent outwards on a white
field. According to Norwegian heraldic rules, yellow and white is a prohibited
combination. Exceptions are only made where medieval arms are resurrected. In
the case of Nord-Trøndelag the historic design is that of St. Olav, who
according to the saga carried a white shield with a golden cross at the battle
of Stiklestad (traditionally dated to 1030). St. Olav was killed in the battle.
Jan Oskar Engene, 17 November 1995
The following communes are listed in this county (fylke). The codes following the names are assigned by Norway for statistical and administrative purposes.
The following are former municipalities of this county: