Eura

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EURA

Region : Satakunta
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Additions : 1970 Hinnerjoki, Honkilahti; 2009 Kiukainen

Eura Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Kultakentässä sinisen, sakarakoroisen reunuksen ympäröimänä musta, punavaruksinen karhu pystyasennossa, oikeassa kämmenessään iskuun kohotettu sininen miekka.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 9, 1954.

The bear is taken from the arms of the old Satakuna landscape, but without the crown. The bordure refers to the former fortresses in the region.

Arms (crest) of Eura

The arms on a road sign

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