Heinolan maalaiskunta

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HEINOLAN MAALAISKUNTA

Region : Päijät-Häme
Former province : Häme
Incorporated into : 1997 Heinola

Heinolan maalaiskunta Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä paaluittain kaksi reenjalasta, joita yhdistää kaksi päällikkäistä poikkipuuta; kaikki hopeaa.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 1, 1968.

The arms show sled runners. The arms symbolise the sled runners found in the village in 1934, which probably are over 8000 years old, making them the oldest in the world.


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Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.