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Province : Akershus
Additions: 2020 Hurum, Røyken

Arms (crest) of Asker
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The arms were adopted in 2019 and became valid on January 1, 2020.

The arms show three sails, one for each of the former municipalities.

The arms were chosen after a contest with over 2000 entries. FInally the inhabitants could vote among the following other proposals:

The previous arms were granted on October 7, 1975.

Arms (crest) of Asker

The arms show three tree trunks, or askekaller in Norwegian, and are thus canting. The trees are a kind of willow, which were cut every year to provide food for the animals. The trees thus developed after many years a very typical shape, which was characteristic for the area.


The arms at the municipal border (image by Jan-Erik Løken)


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Index of the site Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987. Information from the municipality (contest page 2018)