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image by Tomislav Šipek, 22 February 2017
Here is flag and coat of arms of Lærdal. Administrative center is
Tomislav Šipek, 03 December 2015
image by Tomislav Šipek, 03 December 2015
Blazon: På raud grunn to gull drakehovud i skrå rekkje. In English: Gules two
dragon heads bendwise.
Approved by the royal resolution of 18 December 1987 after a drawing by Inge Rotevatn. [c2j88]
The municipal web site explains that the dragon heads are from the Borgund wooden church, originating from ca. 1150, being among the oldest of the type and a landmark in the municipality.
Željko Heimer, 05 December 2015
Actually, both churches are wooden. The dragon heads are on the Borgund Stave
Church. They are the decorations at the ends of the roof ridges like several
stave churches have them.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 07 December 2015