Last modified: 2021-08-25 by christopher oehler
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image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 February 2017
Here is flag and coat of arms of Sørfold. Administrative center is Straumen.
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2015
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2015
Blazon: I blått et sølv turbinhjul. In English: Azure a turbine wheel argent.
Approved by the royal resolution of 24 April 1987 after a drawing by Arvid Sveen from Vadsø. [c2j88] and http://www.sorfold.kommune.no/kommunevapenet
I guess this is an other example of a modern charge that managed to creep into the very strict Norwegian municipal heraldic system - no doubt because it is a type of a (medieval) water wheel and would be "understandable" to medieval "eye".
Željko Heimer, 15 December 2015