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REYKJANESBAER

Additions: 1994 Hafnir, Keflavík, Njarðvík

Coat of arms (crest) of Reykjanesbær

Official blazon

Hvít súla á bláum grunni

Origin/meaning

The arms show a stylized gannet, as one of the largest colonies of gannets in the world can be found on the (uninhabited) Eldey island in front of the coast of the municipality. It also refers to Keflavik airport and fishing as the main economic activity.


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