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Flakstad, Nordland

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

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A white hawser bolt on blue. Adopted: 14 July 1989. Designer: Jarle E. Henriksen. I am not sure I have translated the name of the device right. The thing is what you use to fasten a boat to land.
Jan Oskar Engene
, 06 August 1996

Here is better image and coat of arms.Administrative center is Ramberg.
Tomislav Šipek, 19 November 2015

Coat of Arms

[COA of Flakstad]image by Tomislav Šipek, 19 November 2015

Blazon: I blått en sølv tørnbolt. In English: Azure a mooring bollard argent.
Approved by the royal resolution of 14 July 1989. Unlike it was previously reported, the municipal mayor claims that the design was Jorunn Thomassen. in early 1970's.
Željko Heimer, 19 November 2015