Mölndal

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MÖLNDAL

Province (Landskap): Västergötland, Halland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län
Additions: 1922 Fässberg; 1971 Kållered, Lindome

Mölndal kommunvapen
Official blazon
Swedish

En röd sköld med en bjälke av silver, åtföljd ovan av ett kvarnhjul och nedan av en skära, båda av nämnda metall.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1924.

The arms show a silver bar for the Mölndalsälv river, with in the upper half a water mill wheel for the many water mills in the river, and in the base a sickle as a symbol for agriculture.

In 2016 the city decided on a new logo, based on the arms and with the removal of the sickle, as the area is now highly urbanised. These 'arms' have not been officially granted (or applied for).

Coat of arms (crest) of Mölndal

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

The arms in the town hall
Coat of arms (crest) of Mölndal

The logo since 2016

Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992


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