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Sorfold, Nordland (Norway)


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[Flag of Sørfold] image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 February 2017

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Here is flag and coat of arms of Sørfold. Administrative center is Straumen.
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2015

Coat of Arms

[COA of Sørfold] image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2015

Blazon: I blått et sølv turbinhjul. In English: Azure a turbine wheel argent.
Approved by the royal resolution of 24 April 1987 after a drawing by Arvid Sveen from Vadsø. [c2j88] and
I guess this is an other example of a modern charge that managed to creep into the very strict Norwegian municipal heraldic system - no doubt because it is a type of a (medieval) water wheel and would be "understandable" to medieval "eye".
Željko Heimer, 15 December 2015