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County of Örebro (Sweden)

Örebro län

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

The flag is a banner of the arms;
arms granted on 15 July 1944.


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About the flag

The arms and flag of the County of Örebro have the arms of Värmland, Västmanland and Närke in them. Though only a small part of Värmland is within the borders of the county, its arms (the eagle) is in the first field.

Elias Granqvist 2000-Oct-01


Blazon

Official blazon in Swedish: "Sköld kluven av Värmlands och Västmanlands vapen och däröver i en ginstam Närkes vapen."
(Värmland: "I fält av silver en blå örn med röd beväring."; Västmanland: "I fält av silver ett blått, uppskjutande treberg med tre röda lågor"; Närke: "I rött fält två korslagda pilar av guld med spetsar av silver, i varje vinkel åtföljda av en ros av silver.")

Blazoned in English: "Per pale, Argent an Eagle displayed Azure beaked, langued and membered Gules, and Argent in base tripple Mount Azure issuant from each Flames Gules, overall on a Chief Gules between four Roses Argent two Arrows in saltire Or points upward pointed Argent."

English blazon by Zeljko Heimer, 2000-Oct-02





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