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HJO

Province (Landskap): Västergötland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län
Additions: 1952 Grevbäck, Hjo (rural municipality); 1971 Värså (partly, 1952 Edåsa, Forsby, Ljunghem, Mofalla, Sventorp, Varola); 1974 Fågelås (partly, 1952 Brandstorp, Norra Fågelås, Södra Fågelås), Fröjered (partly, 1952 Fridene, Korsberga)

Hjo kommunvapen
Official blazon
Swedish

I blått ett enmastat segelfartyg med korsprydd mast och tvärskuren flagga, allt av guld.

English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1933 and are based on the oldest seal of the city, known since 1628. The seal already shows a ship, as the city borders the Vättern Lake and was an important harbour.

Coat of arms (crest) of Hjo

The seal from 1628
Coat of arms (crest) of Hjo

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
Coat of arms (crest) of Hjo

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Coat of arms (crest) of Hjo

The arms on the town hall

Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992


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