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image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 February 2017
Here is flag and coat of arms of Rødøy. Administrative center is Vågaholmen.
Tomislav Šipek, 02 December 2015
image by Tomislav Šipek, 02 December 2015
Blazon: I sølv en liggende rød løve. In English: Argent a lion couchant
Approved by the royal resolution of 12 February 1988 after a drawing by Olga Grimsmo Nilsen, former teacher in a local school. [c2j88] and http://www.rodoy.kommune.no/om-rodoy/kommunevapen/
The municipal name mean Red Island, and the most striking formation on the island is a large rock formation looking somewhat like an ancient Sphinx, called the Rødøyløva - the Lion of Red Island. It seemed only natural to represent it on the municipal arms. The silver background is said to stand for the sea.
Željko Heimer, 05 December 2015