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SKARA

Province (Landskap): Västergötland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län
Additions : 1934 Skara rural municipality; 1971 Ardala (1952 Händene, Härlunda, Marum, Skallmeja, Synnerby, Vinköl, Västra Gerum), Gudhem (partly, 1952 Bolum, Bjurum, Bjärka, Broddetorp, Hornborga, Sätuna, Torbjörntorp, Ugglum, Östra Tunhem), Valle (1952Eggby, Istrum, Norra Lundby, Norra Ving, Skånings-Åsaka, Skärv, Stenum, Varnhem, Öglunda)

Skara kommunvapen
Official blazon
Swedish

I fält av silver en röd spåntäckt romansk kyrka med absid och två med kors krönta spetsiga huvar försedda med torn, det högra högst, samt med portar och fönster av silver.

English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1963.

The arms are based on the 13th century seal of the city, which shows the cathedral. All later seals and images have shown the cathedral, in many different styles and colours. Only in 1963 were the arms and colours finally determined.

Seal of Skara

The seal from 1401
Coat of arms (crest) of Skara

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

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

The arms in the town
(F. Jonzon, Facebook)
Coat of arms (crest) of Skara

The arms in the town
(F. Jonzon, Facebook)
Coat of arms (crest) of Skara

The arms in the town
(F. Jonzon, Facebook)

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Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992


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