Namsskogan

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NAMSSKOGAN

Province : Nord-Trøndelag

Arms of Namsskogan

Official blazon

I svart et gull elggevir.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on December 21, 1984.

The arms show an elk's antler. The municipality is heavily forested and many elk can be found in the area. The arms are based on a very large antler, with a rare golden colour, which hangs on the community hall.

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The arms at the municipal border (image 2010)


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