Alfta

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ALFTA

Province (Landskap): Hälsingland
County (Län): Gävleborgs län
Incorporated into : 1974 Bollnäs (1977 Ovanåker)

Alfta kommunvapen
Official blazon
Swedish

I fält av silver en i dess mitt bjälkvis ställd, röd ål ovanför tre av vågskuror bildade blå strängar|-

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 5, 1970.

The eel (ål) is a canting element. The whole composition is taken from the seal of the Alfta parish, known from 1757.

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