Granvin

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GRANVIN

Province : Hordaland

Arms (crest) of Granvin

Official blazon

På grøn grunn ei gull fele, skråstilt venstre-høgre.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on May 13, 1988.

The arms show a hardanger-fiddle, which is a Norwegian folk instrument. Granvin is situated in the Hardanger region, and has an active folk-music tradition.


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