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Province (Landskap): Skåne
County (Län): Skåne län (until 1997 Kristianstads län)
Additions : 1952 Rya; 1971 Skånes-Fagerhult

Arms of Örkelljunga
Official blazon

I blått fält en balkvis ställd störtad kyrkklocka av silver över en av vågskura bildad stam av silver|-

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The arms were granted in 1974.

The arms were designed in 1973 after the merger with Fagerhult. Both former municipalities had no older arms. The arms show a church bell, which is based on a local legend. The local bell once was sunk in the lake, but could still be heard from beneath the water.

Arms of Örkelljunga

The arms on a roadsign on the municipal border

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992