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TORNIO

Region : Lapland
Former province : Lapland
Additions : 1973 Alatornio, Karunki

Tornio Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Hopeakentässä punainen kirkontorni, jonka katto keski- ja kulmahuippuineen sekä ovi-, ikkuna- ja ampuma-aukot ovat siniset.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 12, 1958.

The tower is a canting element in the arms. The arms are based on the old seal of the city, which is known since 1612.

Arms of Tornio

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.