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Province (Landskap): Skåne
County (Län): Skåne län (until 1997 Kristianstads län)
Additions : 1952 Västra Broby; 1974 Kvidinge

Arms of Åstorp
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Sköld, kluven av silver, vari en uprest svart björn med tunga och klor av guld, och av svart, vari två stolpvis ordnade kugghjul av silver|-

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The arms was officially granted in 1957. The Bear alludes to Parish of Björnekulla, in which Åstorp was located, before becomming a Borough in the 1940ies.
Björnekulla has also become a name in Swedish Food Industry, as a Company making for instance Jam. The Cog Wheel symbolise other Industry.

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Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992