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Civic heraldry of Greenland
Incorporated into : 2009 Kujalleq
The arms were granted in 1970.
The arms are canting; Nanortalik means the city of bears. Often polar bears on drift ice end up in Nanortalik. Normally there are no polar bears in the area.
Literature : Achen, S.T. : Danmarks Kommunevåbener. Komma, København, 1982.