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Dyrøy, Troms (Norway)

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[Flag of Dyrøy] image by Tomislav Šipek, 25 February 2017


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Here is flag and coat of arms of Dyrøy. Administrative center is Brøstadbotn.
Source: https://lovdata.no/dokument/OV/forskrift/1986-04-04-887?q=flagg
http://foto.digitalarkivet.no
Tomislav Šipek, 31 December 2015


Coat of Arms

[Flag of Dyrøy] image by Tomislav Šipek, 31 December 2015

Blazon: I blått en stående sølv rev. In English: Azure a fox stantant argent.
Approved by the royal resolution of 4 April 1986 after a drawing by Svein A. Berntsen. [c2j87]
Fur industry had long tradition in Dyrøy and in 1930's a special sort of white fox was bread there called the platinum fox.
Source: http://www.dyroy.kommune.no/om-dyroey.2091.no.html 
A longer report, but mostly on fox fur production at http://www.dyroy.kommune.no/platinareven.9893-2091.html
Željko Heimer, 02 January 2016