Hægebostad

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HÆGEBOSTAD

Province : Vest-Agder
Additions : 1963 Eiken

Arms (crest) of Hægebostad

Official blazon

På raud grunn to gull sverd med oddane ned.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 4, 1986.

The arms show the two swords dating from the 4th-6th century that were found in the municipality, the Snartemo- and Eiken-swords. The swords were highly decorated with silver and gold.

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


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987