Akaa

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AKAA

Region : Pirkanmaa
Former province : 1997-2009 Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Häme)
Additions : 2007 Toijala, Viiala; 2011 Kylmäkoski

Akaa Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Sakarakoroisesti punaiseen ja hopeaan halkoisella kilvellä hopeinen muuriankkuri.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on February 28, 2007.

The division line refers to the old, early 16th century, stone chapel. The division line and the wall anchor also refer to the binding of the two municipalities in 2007.

Arms (crest) of Akaa

The arms on a road sign

The arms were the result of a contest, in which 26 proposals were judged. The other 25 proposals are shown below.

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The proposals for the arms.

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Literature : Hopeajeijona 26(2007)17-18