Nybro

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NYBRO

Province (Landskap): Småland
County (Län): Kalmar län
Additions : 1969 Alsterbro (1952 Bäckebo, Kråksmåla), Hälleberga, Ljungbyholm (partly, 1952 Ljungby, Sankt Sigfrid), Madesjö (1952 Kristvalla, Örsjö), Mortorp (partly , 1952 Karslunda, Oskar)

Arms of Nybro

Official blazon

I fält av guld en från kant till kant gående röd stenbro i ett spann och däröver två svarta armborst med röda pilspetsar.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1932 and confirmed in 1976.

The origin of the bows is not clear, in the official document when the arms were granted it is described as a symbol for the awareness and the activity of the municipality. The bridge in the lower part of the arms is canting (the name means new bridge).

Arms of Nybro

The arms on a roadsign on the muinicipal border


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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, Ny Svensk Vapenbok, 1992.

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