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Hadsel, Nordland (Norway)

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[Flag of Hadsel] image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 February 2017

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Geography: The southernmost part of the Vesteraalen Islands in the north of Nordland county.
Description: Four golden (yellow) rings on a blue field.
Jostein Nygård, 26 November 1998

Here is flag and coat of arms of Hadsel. Administrative center is Stokmarknes.
Tomislav Šipek, 05 February 2016

Coat of Arms

[COA of Hadsel]image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 February 2016

Blazon: I blått fire gull ringer - 2,2.
In English: Azure four annulets or, two and two.
Approved by the royal resolution of 11 March 1976 after a drawing by Øystein Bottolfsen.
Sources: [c2j87] and Municipal website
The four rings symbolize four "golden" islands in blue sea. The municipality consists of the entire Hadseløya island and parts of the islands of Austvågøy, Hinnøy and Langøya.
Not counting Svalbard, Hinnøya is the larges island in Norway and Langøya the third, while Austvågøy the ninth largest.
Željko Heimer, 06 February 2016