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Hedmark (Norway)

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Flag of Hedmark image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 February 2017

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Description of the flag

Vert, three rising tools Argent. Adopted 6 February 1987. The tools on the arms are of the type for skinning the bark from the trees. It symbolizes the wood industry, since Hedmark is the most wooded fylkeskommune in Norway.
Željko Heimer, 19 November 1995

In 2017 the government decided to abolish some counties and merge them with other counties to form larger ones, reducing the number of counties from 19 to 11, to be implemented from 2020.:"
Oppland and Hedmark will be known as Innlandet.
Valentin Poposki, 16 January 2020