Kiukainen

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KIUKAINEN

Region : Satakunta
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Incorporated into : 2009 Eura

Kiukainen Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Alaisen, nyhäisen harjakoron jakaman kilven sinisessä yläkentässä kaksi paaluittaista kultatähkää, kultaisessa alakentässä sininen, aaltokoroinen hirsi

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 26, 1950.

The main charge is a symbolised royal burial mound from the Bronze Age, which can be found in the municipality. The base refers to the many rivers, especially the Eurajoki river, that run through the municipality. The wheat ears are a symbol for the agricultural character of the area.

Arms (crest) of Kiukainen

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.