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County of Värmland (Sweden)

Värmlands län

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[flag of Värmland county]
illustration by Mello Luchtenberg
The flag is a banner of the arms; arms granted on 19 June 1936.


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Description

About the flag

The flag is a banner of the arms, and the arms (and the flag) is the same as for (the province of) Värmland. The borders of the landskap (province) and the län (county) are approximately the same.
Elias Granqvist, 2 October 2000

Blazon

Official Blazon in Swedish

I fält av silver en blå örn med röd beväring.

Blazon in English

Argent, an Eagle displayed Azure beaked, langued and membered Gules.
English blazon by Željko Heimer, 4 October 2000


Varmland Province

The arms were granted to the province of Varmland in 1567 and has later been granted to the county too without changes.

Sources:
C. Nevéus/B.J. de Wærn: Ny svensk vapenbok, 1992 [nev92]
C.G.U. Scheffer: Svensk vapenbok för landskap, län och städer, 1967 [sch67]

Elias Granqvist 2 October 2000


Municipalities (Kommuner)

The following communes are in this county (lan). The codes following the name are assigned by Sweden for statistical purposes.

  • Årjng (1765)
  • Arvika (1784)
  • Eda (1730)
  • Filipstad (1782)
  • Forshaga (1763)
  • Grums (1764)
  • Hagfors (1783)
  • Hammarö (1761)
  • Karlstad (1780)
  • Kil (1715)
  • Kristinehamn (1781)
  • Munkfors (1762)
  • Säffle (1785)
  • Storfors (1760)
  • Sunne (1766)
  • Torsby (1737)