Ruovesi

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RUOVESI

Region : Pirkanmaa
Former province : 1997-2009 Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Häme)

Ruovesi Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä kolme hopeista lahnaa asennossa 2 +1, hopeisessa lakiossa punainen kirkkovene.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on November 23, 1959.

The arms show a boat and three breams (fish), which indicate the importance of fishing for the village. The symbols are taken from the old seal of the village.

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The arms on the town hall


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

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