Hämeenkyrö

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HÄMEENKYRÖ

Region : Pirkanmaa
Former province : 1997-2009 Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Häme)
Additions : 1973 Sääksmäki

Hämeenkyrö Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Kultakentässä puna-sinikatkoinen juomasarvi, jalka ja heloitus hopeaa, suu oikealle, sarven yläpuolella sininen, liekkikoroinen lakio, jossa kuusisakarainen kultatähti.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on December 29, 1954.

The horn is taken from the old seal of the parish. The chief symbolises the Aurora Borealis and the polar star and refer to the fact that it was common for people from the village to travel to the (far) North.

Arms (crest) of Hämeenkyrö

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.