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Stranda, Møre og Romsdal (Norway)

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[Flag of Stranda] image by Tomislav Šipek, 16 February 2017

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The Flag

Here is flag and coat of arms of Stranda.
Tomislav Šipek, 16 February 2017

Coat of Arms

[COA of Stranda]image by Tomislav Šipek, 30 December 2015

Blazon: På gull grunn to spisse blå flankar. In English: Or issuant from dexter and sinister two piles azure.
Approved by the royal resolution of 2 May 1986 after a drawing by Jarle Skuseth after a proposal by Tor Torheim. [c2j87]
The municipal web site quotes the original explanation by Torheim (as far as I can manage it):
"A design with fjords and mountains fits well for Stranda. The fjord bind all parts of the municipality together and is central to administration, production and transport. The fjord and mountains are central to tourism, encompassing conservation landscape and cultural history location (mountain farms)".
The golden part of the arms is actually canting, representing the beach - i.e. "strand" in Norwegian.
Željko Heimer, 01 January 2016