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County of West Norrland (Sweden)

Västernorrlands län

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

The flag is a banner of the arms;
arms granted on 5 December 1941.

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About the flag

The flag is a banner of the arms. It is parted per pale of the arms of Ångermanland and Medelpad. Large parts of Ångermanland and all of Medelpad make up the county.

Elias Granqvist 2 October 2000


Official blazon in Swedish: "Kluven sköld: fält I, Ångermanlands vapen, fält II, Medelpads vapen."
(Ångermanland: "I blått fält tre bjälkvis ställda laxar av silver över varandra, den mellersta vänstervänd, samtliga med röd beväring, därest dylik skall komma till användning.", Medelpad: "Medelst vågskuror fyra gånger delat av blått, silver, rött, silver och blått.")

Blazoned in English: "Per pale, Azure three Salmons nainaint Argent finned Gules, the middle one counternainaint, and four times per fess wavy Azure, Argent, Gules, Argent and Azure."

English blazon by Zeljko Heimer and Elias Granqvist, 4 October 2000

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