Aitolahti

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AITOLAHTI

Region : Pirkanmaa
Former province : 1997-2009 Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Häme)
Incorporated into : 1966 Tampere

Aitolahti Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punatsessa kentässä aaltokoroinen kultahirsi jossa kolme mustaa, soikeaa, kyljiltään sisään päin kaartuvaa rengasta.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on June 9, 1965.

The bar symbolises the name of the town (lahti = bay). The three rings symbolise the coal formations that are found in the area. It is thought that these were derived from one of the earliest forms of life on earth.


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Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.