Nauvo

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NAUVO - NAGU

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

Nauvo Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

  • (fi) Punaisessa kentässä hopeinen, kultakruunuinen ankkuri.
  • (sv) I rött fält ett ankare av silver krönt med en krona av guld.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 29, 1958.

The anchor refers to the importance of shipping and fishing for the community. The crown refers to the island of Gullkrona (gold-crown) and the Gullkrona Sound.

Arms of Nauvo

The arms on a road sign
Arms of Nauvo

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.