Tvedestrand

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TVEDESTRAND

Province : Aust-Agder

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Official blazon

I blått en oppflyvende sølv terne.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 4, 1986.

The arms show a tern, a typical seabird, which was chosen as the village is dependent on the sea for its economy.

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