Coat of arms of Sogn og Fjordane

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Coat of arms of Sogn og Fjordane county

The coat of arms of Sogn og Fjordane is an official symbol of Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.[1]

The coat of arms features the geographical layout of the county. The three blue peaks on a silver background symbolize the three fjords of the county: Nordfjord, Sunnfjord, and Sognefjord. The name of the county is derived from these fjords. Nearly all villages, towns and population centers are situated on one of these fjords.[2]

The coat of arms was introduced on 23 September 1983. It is almost exclusively used by the County Administration and use by others must be approved by them in advance. A banner of the coat of arms is used as the county flag.

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  • Cappelen, Hans; Johannessen, Knut (1987). "Norske kommunevåpen". (Oslo : Kommunalforlaget).  ISBN 82-7242-418-5

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