Øystre Slidre

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ØYSTRE SLIDRE

Province : Oppland

Arms of Øystre Slidre

Official blazon

Dekt av blå og sølv skjell.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1989.

The arms show blue and silver tiles made of slate. This recognizes that the slate industry was a formerly important industry in the area. Slate roofing was very common in the village of Valdres.

Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network