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Incorporated into: 1998 Borgarbyggð

Arms (crest) of Borgarnes
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The arms were adopted in 1964.

The arms show a drinking horn, symbol for the historical Viking settlement of the area, and especially for the hero Egil Skallagrímsson, who lived near the present town of Borgarnes. The wheat ear symbolises the agriculture in the area.

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Index of the siteLiterature: Image obtained from the Icelandic Association of Municipalities (Samband Íslenzkra Svetarfélaga); background by Sigrún María Guðlaugsdóttir