Eigersund

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EIGERSUND

Province : Rogaland
Additions : 1965 Egersund, Helleland

Arms (crest) of Eigersund

Official blazon

På grønn bunn et opprett gull eikeblad.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on October 20, 1972.

The arms are partly canting, the name is supposedly derived from Eikundarsund, eik is oak. Oaks are very common in the municipality.

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The arms at the municipal border (image by Jan-Erik Løken)


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