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Province (Landskap): Ångermanland
County (Län): Västernorrlands län
Incorporated into : 1971 Örnsköldsvik

Björna kommunvapen
Official blazon

Sköld, delad av silver, vari en gående blå björn med tunga, tänder och klor av guld, och blått, vari två av vågskuror bildade bjälkar av silver.

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The arms were officially granted on July 25, 1963.

The arms show a canting bear (Björn) and in the base two silver wavy bars. The combination of the bear and the bars already appeared on the local seal from 1809.

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Literature: Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)