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Hemnes, Nordland (Norway)

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[Flag of Hemnes] image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 February 2017

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Here is flag and coat of arms of Hemnes. Administrative center is Korgen.
Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2016

Coat of Arms

[COA of Hemnes] image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2016

Blazon: I blått en gull båtklammer. In English: Azure boat clamps or.
Approved by the royal resolution of 4 April 1986 after a drawing by Anne Lofthus Valla. [c2j87]
The municipal web site recounts that the idea to obtain arms was made after a proposal by the Hemnes' Rights chapter. The municipality contacted Anne Lofthus Valla with task to prepare a design. After some consultation with the state archives it was adopted in the municipal government on 28 May 1985. The design symbolizes the tradition of shipbuilding.
Željko Heimer, 12 January 2016