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Region : Etelä-Karjala
Former province : Etelä-Suomi (until 1997 Kymi)
Incorporated into : 2004 Parikkala

Uukuniemi Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä hopeinen vasensäde.


The arms were officially granted on January 20, 1969.

The arms refer to the shape of the municipality. The municipality was formed after the Paris treaty from 1947 where most of the former municipality was ceded to Russia, and only a small, pointed-shaped part became part of Finland.

Arms of Uukuniemi

The arms on a road sign

Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.

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