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TANA

Province : Finnmark

Arms of Tana

Official blazon

I rødt tre gull båter.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on May 11, 1984.

The arms show three typical low river boats used for centuries in the area. The three boats symbolise the Sami, Finns and Norwegians that live in this border municipality. The colours are the Norwegian colours.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Nissen, Heraldisk Tidsskrift 54(1986)137-154.