Kållered

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KÅLLERED

Province (Landskap): Västergötland, Halland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län
Incorporated into: 1971 Mölndal

Kållered kommunvapen
Official blazon
Swedish

I blått fält en kulle av silver, belagd med en röd stubbe, och däröver två korslagda röjningsyxor i silver.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 21, 1958.

The hill in the base is a canting element, Kålle may be derived from kulle (hill). The axes and tree trunk refer to the importance of forestry and are a canting element for the -red part of the name, which refers to clearing of forest.


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Literature: Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)