Taivassalo

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TAIVASSALO

Region : Varsinais-Suomi
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)

Taivassalo Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä kultainen yksimastoinen purjealus, jonka purjeessa punainen Mantovan risti.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 11, 1954.

The arms show a medieval ship, indicating the longtime maritime tradition in the village, which dates back to the times of the crusades, hence the cross on the sail.

Arms of Taivassalo

The arms on a road sign

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Literature : Pirinen, 1982