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Province : Nord-Trøndelag
Additions : 1964 of Beitstad, Egge, Kvam, Ogndal, Sparbu, Stod

Arms of Steinkjer

Official blazon

På blå bunn en sølv stjerne med seks odder.


The arms were granted on March 8, 1957 and again on March 14, 1964.

The original meaning of the star was that 6 main roads crossed in Steinkjer. After the municipal reorganisation the arms were re-granted, but the meaning has slightly changed. Steinkjer now formed the centre of the municipality and the points are directed to the 6 other villages in the municipality : Beitstad, Egge, Kvam, Ogndal, Sparbu and Stod.

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