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image by Tomislav Šipek, 12 February 2017
Here is flag and coat of arms of Hemsedal. Administrative center is Troym.
Tomislav Šipek, 12 February 2017
image by Tomislav Šipek, 03 November 2015
Blazon: På raud grunn eit gull gaupehovud sett frå framsida. English: Gules a
lynx head affronty or.
Approved by the royal resolution of 2 October 1992, after a drawing by Stein Davidsen (http://www.hemsedal.kommune.no/om-hemsedal-kommune/organisasjonskart-hemsedal-kommune/ )
The above site also explains that the municipality wanted an animal in its arms, to represent its wildlife, but there was no special reason why they chose the lynx among other possibilities, other than it is one of animals appearing in the municipal fauna.
http://www.ngw.nl/heraldrywiki/index.php?title=Hemsedal explains: The arms a head of a lynx, a symbol for the rich nature in the area.
Željko Heimer, 11 November 2015