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Region : Varsinais-Suomi
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Additions : 2005 Karinainen; 2009 Yläne

Pöytyä Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä kultainen lyhde, jonka päällikkeenä hopeinen orsivaaka. Lyhde maatalousseudun tunnuksena.


The arms were granted on September 15, 1955.

The arms show a garb or wheatsheaf, a symbol for the importance of agriculture in the municipality. The scales are the symbol of the Archangel St. Michael, the patron saint of the oldest church in the municipality (dating from 1366).

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

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