Halikko

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HALIKKO

Region : Varsinais-Suomi
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Additions : 1967 Angelniemi
Incorporated into : 2009 Salo

Halikko Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä kultatammi ja sakarakoroinen kultalakio, jossa musta sarvi.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 12, 1953.

The horn in the chief is taken from the arms of the Horn family, who played a major role in the local history. The wall refers to the many fortresses in the region in medieval times. The oak refers to the oak forests and the estates in the municipality.

Arms (crest) of Halikko

The arms on a road sign
Arms of Halikko

The arms on the town hall

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