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Andøy, Nordland (Norway)

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

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The flag

Here is flag and coat of arms of Andøy. Administrative center is Andenes.
Tomislav Šipek, 29 January 2016

Coat of Arms

[COA of Andøy] image by Tomislav Šipek, 29 January 2016

Blazon: Delt av blått og sølv ved virvelsnitt mot venstre. In English: Azure a schnecke argent from base sinister to sinister.
(The "virvelsnitt" is known in German as Schneckenschnitt, but there is no quite appropriate English equivalent that I am aware of. See also as well as
Approved by the royal resolution of 7 January 1983 after a drawing by Hallvard Trætteberg after an idea of Henry Oddlo Erichsen. [c2j87]
The design represents a wave, similar to the of Dønna, but whirling the other way.
Željko Heimer, 31 January 2016