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Civic heraldry of the Faroe Islands


Arms of Tórshavn

Official blazon


The arms have first been used in the 1920s, and have never been officially granted. The arms show the hand with a hammer, symbolising the Germanic God Thor, after which the town is named.

The waves are canting for the second part of the name, which means harbour.

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Literature : Achen, 1982