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Official blazon

I blått fält tre bjälkvis ställda laxar av silver över varandra, den mellersta vänstervänd, samtliga med röd beväring.


Ångermanland was represented in the procession at Gustav Vasas funeral 1560 with arms showing a salmon jumping over a fishing net. Under John III's time it was changed to three salmon, but there is also a variant with three salmon and the net.

In 1885 the arms with the three salmon were officially described.

Arms of Ångermanland

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992