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GÖTENE

Province (Landskap): Västergötland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län
Additions: 1952 Holmestad, Kinne-Vedum, Sil, Vättlösa; 1957 Lundsbrunn; 1967 Husaby (1952 Broby, Hangelösa, Kinne-Kleva, Källby, Ledsjö, Ova, Skeby, Skälvum), Kinnekulle (1952 Forshem, Fullösa, Kestad, Medelplana, Västerplana, Österplana)

Götene kommunvapen
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Swedish

I rött fält en heraldisk källa av silver och blått samt däröver ett latinskt kors av silver mellan två stolpvis ställda svärd, likaledes av silver.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were assumed in 1953 when Götene was raised to the status of a Burough. It symbolises the Legend of St Elin of Skövde, who was martyred at Götene. Where she was killed a Well sprung forward.

Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992


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