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MELAND

Province : Hordaland

Arms of Meland

Official blazon

På raud grunn ein sølv navar-spiss som vender nedover.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on May 15, 1987.

The arms show a local type of drill, used in carpentry. In the 1850s drill manufacture started in the municipality, and the local drills are considered of high quality.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Nye kommunevåbener i Norden. Heraldisk Tidsskrift 62,1990