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Kvaefjord, Troms (Norway)

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[Flag of Kvaefjord]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2016


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The Flag

Here is flag and coat of arms of Kvæfjord. Administrative center is Borkenes.
Source: https://lovdata.no/dokument/OV/forskrift/1986-04-04-888?q=flagg
Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2016


Coat of Arms

[Flag of Kvaefjord]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2016

Blazon: I grønt en gull jordbærplante. In English: Vert a strawberry plant or.
Approved by the royal resolution of 4 April 1986 after a drawing by Arvid Sveen. [c2j87] and http://www.kvafjord.kommune.no/om-kvaefjordfakta-om-kvaefjord-kommune/kommunevapen
The municipal web site states simply that it symbolizes the agriculture. [c2j87] adds to that fertility, growth and renewal, as the municipality is known as "the pantry of Troms" and is the northernmost municipality where strawberries are produced commercially.
Željko Heimer, 12 January 2016