Uskela

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USKELA

Region : Varsinais-Suomi
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Incorporated into : 1967 Salo

Uskela Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä kaksi hopeista, paaluittaista häränsarvea, joiden välissä kultalilja.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 23, 1952.

The fleur-de-lys is a symbol for St. Mary, the local patron saint. The bull horns refer to the longtime use of ox-carriages in the municipality.


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Literature : Pirinen, 1982