Torsken

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TORSKEN

Province : Troms of Finnmark (until 2020 Troms
Incorporated into : 2020 Senja

Arms of Torsken
Official blazon
Norwegian

I svart et gull ankerkors.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 23, 1990.

The arms show an anchor cross as a symbol for both Christianity and the importance of the local harbour. The economy of Torsken is largely dependent on its harbour and an anchor would be an appropriate symbol.


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