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Sorfold, Nordland (Norway)

Sørfold

Last modified: 2018-09-30 by zoltán horváth
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[Flag of Sørfold] image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 February 2017


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Here is flag and coat of arms of Sørfold. Administrative center is Straumen.
Source: https://lovdata.no/dokument/OV/forskrift/1987-04-24-351?q=flagg
http://foto.digitalarkivet.no
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2015


Coat of Arms

[COA of Sørfold] 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