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Region : Hovedstaden
Amt (until 2007) : Frederiksborg
Additions : 1970 Jørlunde
Incorporated into : 2007 Egedal

Arms of Ølstykke


The arms were registered in 1962.

The salmon in the chief refers to the Værebro Å river, which forms the Southern border of the municipality. The salmon was also part of the seal of the former Ølstykke hundred.

The arrow points refer to the Battle of Værebro between King Niels and Erik Emune in 1133, where Niels got killed and Erik became as Erik II King of Denmark.

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Literature: Achen, 1982; Zeuthen, 2000