Hankasalmi

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Logo-new.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Maailman heraldika
Finland.jpg
Finnish heraldry portal
Suomen vaakunat
Finsk heraldik
Finland.flag.gif

HANKASALMI

Region : Keski-Suomi
Former province : 1997-2009 Länsi-Suomi, 1960-1997 Keski-Suomi

Hankasalmi Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Mustassa kentässä aaltokoroinen hopeahirsi, jossa punainen vitsahankain.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on October 3, 1957.

The arms show an oar-lock (a lock to hold an oar in place), which is a canting element (hankain). The wavy bar is canting for the salmi (strait) part of the name.

Arms (crest) of Hankasalmi

The arms on a road sign
Arms of Hankasalmi

The arms on the town hall

Follow us on
Facebook.jpg Instagram.png
Please use #heraldryoftheworld
Mail.png
Contact us
Heraldry of the World is a private site,
all paid for by 1 person and
maintained by 3 persons as a hobby.
If you like this initiative, please, support the site:

Donate.jpg




Ebay.png
eBay shop
Payhip.jpg
Download shop

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