Bjerkreim

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BJERKREIM

Province : Rogaland

Arms (crest) of Bjerkreim

Official blazon

På grøn grunn ein opprett sølv bjørkekvist med sju blad og fire raklar.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 11, 1986.

The arms are canting, showing a birch branch. The name is derived from the word for birch bjørke.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Nissen, H : Heraldisk Tidsskrift 58(1988)