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ÅNGE

Province (Landskap): Medelpad, Jämtland
County (Län): Västernorrlands län
Additions : 1971 Borgsjö, Haverö, Torp

Ånge kommunvapen
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  • (1948) I rött fält en merkuriestav av guld överlagd med en bjälke av guld, som är belagd med ett rött, bevingat hjul.
  • (1974) I rött fält ett tioekrat hjul av guld.
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1974.

The wheel is taken from the older arms of Ånge town (see below). The wheel indicates that the town is a railway junction.

The previous arms for the town were granted on January 30,l 1948.

Ånge kommunvapen

The arms show a Staff of Mercury for the importance as a trading centre, and the winged wheels for the railroads.

Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992


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