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Province (Landskap): Norrbotten
County (Län): Norrbottens län
Additions : 1969 Nederluleå, Råneå

Arms of Luleå
Official blazon

I fält av silver två blå nycklar i kors, den vänstra störtad|-

English blazon wanted


The arms were granted in 1942 and confirmed in 1974.

The oldest known description of the arms of Luleå with the two keys dates from 1621. The keys are the symbol of St. Peter, the historical patron saint of the city. The oldest known seal of the district dates from the 15th century and already shows St. Peter holding a key.


The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Arms of Luleå

The arms on a Dutch Willem II cigar band|}

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992