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BALSFJORD

Province : Troms of Finnmark (until 2020 Troms
Additions : 1964 Malangen

Arms (crest) of Balsfjord
Official blazon
Norwegian

I rødt en gull plog.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on November 21, 1986.

The arms show a plough as the main source of income in the municipality still is agriculture. The plough also symbolises that the municipality is at the northernmost border on which grain can be grown in Norway.


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