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County of Kronoberg (Sweden)

Kronobergs län

Last modified: 2002-02-01 by elias granqvist
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[Flag of the County of Kronoberg] [FIS Code] by Mello Luchtenberg, September 2000

The flag is a banner of the arms;
arms granted on 6 October 1944.

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About the flag

The flag is a banner of the arms. The county consists of the Southwest part of Småland, and the arms are like the arms of Småland, but with the lion placed upon a tripple mountain. This image had been used in the seal of the county for a long time before the grant of the arms.

· C. Nevéus/B.J. de Wærn: Ny svensk vapenbok, 1992 [
· C.G.U. Scheffer: Svensk vapenbok för landskap, län och städer, 1967 [sch67].

Elias Granqvist 2000-Oct-01


Official blazon in Swedish: "I fält av guld ett på ett grönt treberg stående, upprest, rött lejon med blå beväring, vilket med båda framtassarna håller ett stolpvis ställt rött armborst med svart båge och pil av silver."

Blazoned in English: "Or, a lion rampant Gules langued and armed Azure holding in front paws a Crossbow of the second bowed and stringed Sable with a bolt Argent, standing on a tripple Mount Vert."

English blazon by Zeljko Heimer, 2000-Oct-02

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