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LAPPEE

Region : Etelä-Karjala
Former province : Etelä-Suomi (until 1997 Kymi)
Incorporated into : 1967 Lappeenranta

Lappee Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Puna-mustahalkoisessa kilvessä oikealle katsova P. Laurentius pitäen oikeassa kädessään kohotettuna halstaria ja vasemmassa kultarahoja; kaikki muu hopeaa.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 4, 1953.

The arms show St. Lawrence, the patron saint of the village. The saint also appeared on the local district seal from the 17th century.


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Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.