Sirdal

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SIRDAL

Province : Vest-Agder
Additions : 1960 Tonstad, Øvre Sirdal

Arms of Sirdal

Official blazon

I grønt tre oppflygande sølv ryper, 2 – 1.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on January 17, 1986.

The arms show three ptarmigan as a symbol for the hills and moors, which make up the largest part of the municipality. The ptarmigan is a typical bird for the area.

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The arms at the municipal border (image by Jan-Erik Løken)


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Nissen, H : Heraldisk Tidsskrift 58(1988)