Tammisaari

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TAMMISAARI - EKENÄS

Region : Uusimaa
Former province : 1997-2009 Etelä-Suomi, until 1997 Uusimaa
Additions : 1977 Snappertuna (partly), Tammisaaren maalaiskunta ; 1993 Tenhola (1977 Bromarv)
Incorporated into : 2009 Raasepori

Tammisaari Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

  • (fi) Hopeakentässä vihreä tammi, jonka terhot punaiset
  • (se) I fält av silver en grön ek med röda ekollon.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 14, 1952.

The arms are canting, showing an oak tree (ek in Swedish), the name means oak-peninsula. The oak already appeared on the 16th century seals of the city.

Seal of Tammisaari

Seal from around 1900.
Arms of Tammisaari

The arms on a road sign

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