Lødingen

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LØDINGEN

Province : Nordland

Arms of Lødingen

Official blazon

I rødt en femsløyfet gull valknute.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on May 11, 1984.

The arms show a woollen thread, folded as a flower with five leaves. The municipality is on a junction of roads, shipping lines and ferries to five areas. The symbol is also an ancient symbol for good fortune.


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Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Nissen, Heraldisk Tidsskrift 54(1986)137-154.