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Birkenes, Aust-Agder (Norway)

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[Flag of Birkenes]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 22 December 2015

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Here is flag and coat of arms of  Birkenes. Administrative center is Birkeland.
Tomislav Šipek, 22 December 2015

Coat of Arms

[COA of Birkenes]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 22 December 2015

Blazon: I grønt en oppvoksende sølv bjørkekvist med tre blader. Vert a birch branch with three leaves argent issuant from the base.
Approved by the royal resolution of 5 December 1986 after a drawing by Daniel Rike from a proposal by Knut Øvensen. [c2j87]
The design is canting he municipal name having the root from birch (bétula pubéscens, it is said at The design also cants the name of the administartive centre Birkeland. Three leaves stand for the three previous municipalities of Birkenes, Herefoss and Vegusdal.
Željko Heimer, 24 December 2015