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Region : Kanta-Häme
Former province : 1997-2009 Etelä-Suomi (until 1997 Häme)
Additions: 1969 Koijärvi

Forssa Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Sinisessä kentässä hopeinen vesiratas.


The arms were granted on August 29, 1962.

The arms show a wheel of a water mill. The arms indicate the industry, which was based on the water power.

The previous arms were granted on May 9, 1947.


These arms also indicated industry with a wheel, but ha din the upper half the letter F and showing awavy bar for the rivers used for the hydro-electric power.

Arms (crest) of Forssa

The arms on a road sign
Coat of arms (crest) of Forssa

The arms on the town hall

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

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