Porsanger

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PORSANGER

Province : Troms of Finnmark (until 2020 Finnmark

Arms of Porsanger
Official blazon
Norwegian

På rød bunn tre springende sølv rein.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on June 16, 1967.

Porsanger is one of the largest municipalities in the North of Norway that are not dependent on fishing. Instead the local people historically farmed reindeer, which is still an importance source of income. The arms thus show three reindeer.


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Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.