Kuusankoski

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KUUSANKOSKI

Region : Kymenlaakso
Former province : Uusimaa (1945-1997 Kymi, 1997-2009 Etelä-Suomi)
Incorporated into : 2009 Kouvola

Kuusankoski Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä on hopeinen kuusi, jossa kolme kultakäpyä asetettuina 1+2.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on October 22, 1951.

The pine tree symbolises the local forests as well as the importance of the paper industry for the village. The three pine cones refer to the three settlements in the municipality.

Arms of Kuusankoski

The arms on a road sign

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