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Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane (Norway)

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[Flag of Sogndal]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 20 January 2016


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The Flag

Here is flag and coat of arms of Sogndal. Administrative center is Sogndalsfjøra.
Source: https://lovdata.no/dokument/OV/forskrift/1984-12-14-2086?q=flagg
Tomislav Šipek, 20 January 2016


Coat of Arms

[COA of Sogndal]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 20 January 2016

Blazon: På blå grunn ein oppveksande gull skipsstamn. In English Azure a ship's stern or issuant.
Approved by the royal resolution of 14 February 1984 after a drawing by the artist Inge Rotevatn from Nordfjordeid.
Sources: [c2j87] and http://www.sogndal.kommune.no/kommunevaapen.182086.nn.html
The abovementioned municipal site explains that the symbol represent a Viking ship. The design is linked with the naval battle of Fimreite in the Sogndal fjord in 1184, fought between King Magnus and King Sverre, who came there with his ships and eventually won.
Željko Heimer, 26 January 2016