Fitjar

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FITJAR

Province : Hordaland

Arms (crest) of Fitjar

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were adopted in the late 1940s.

The arms show a Viking helmet, and the helmet and the colour are derived from the fact that King Håkon wore a golden helmet at the battle of Fitjar in 961.


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