Lemi

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LEMI

Region : Etelä-Karjala
Former province : Etelä-Suomi (until 1997 Kymi)

Lemi Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Kilpi aaltokoroisesti vastalohkoinen, puna-hopeinen; punaisessa kentässä hopeinen, kultaemiöinen perunankukka.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 16, 1962.

The arms show a potato flower, as the village is known for its potato cultivation. The division line refers to the geographical situation as the municipality is situated near a lake.

Arms of Lemi

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.