Hyrynsalmen

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HYRYNSALMEN

Region : Kainuu
Former province : Oulu

Hyrynsalmen Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Hopeisessa kentässä sininen aaltokoroinen paalu, jossa kultainen tervatynnyri.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 8, 1968.

The arms show a tar barrel, as tar making was one of the main economic activities for the region for many centuries. The wavy pale is canting, salmen means waves.


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