Malå

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MALÅ

Province (Landskap): Lappland
County (Län): Västerbottens län
Incorporated into : 1974-1983 Norsjö

Arms of Malå
Official blazon
Swedish

I rött fält en medelst vågskura bildad stam och ovanför denna två korslagda skogshuggaryxor av silver|-

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 19, 1962 and restored in 1984.

The arms of Malå alludes to forestry (the axes), copper resources (the colour gules) and the river Malån (the wavy partition).


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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992