Harstad

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HARSTAD

Province : Troms
Additions : 1964 Sandtorg, Trondenes; 2013, Bjarkøy

Arms (crest) of Harstad

Official blazon

To bølgede sølv bjelker på blå bunn.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 21, 1953.

The arms symbolise the sea, as the town is dependent on sailing and fisheries.


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