Korppoo

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KORPPOO - KORPO

Region : Varsinais-Suomi
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Incorporated into : 2009 Parainen

Korppoo Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Kultakentässä musta kruunupää korppi siivet koholla; kruunu ja kieli punaiset.
I fält av guld en svart, krönt, gående korp med upplyftade vingar; krona och tunga röda.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on December 27, 1956.

The arms show a crowned crow, which was taken from the historical banner of the town. The crow, korp in Swedish, is a canting symbol for the village.

Arms of Korppoo

The arms on a road sign

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