Flakstad

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FLAKSTAD

Province : Nordland

Arms (crest) of Flakstad

Official blazon

I blått en sølv tørnbolt.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1989.

The arms show a fastening device for use on boats, and was chosen as a symbol for the community's seafaring history.


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