Øygarden

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ØYGARDEN

Province : Hordaland
Additions : 1964 Herdla (part;y), Hjelme

Arms of Øygarden

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were adopted by the municipality in 1966.

The arms show a reference buoy. The municipality consists of a number of islands and is dependent on the sea for its development. Hence the importance on buoys for safety in the municipality.

Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.