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Region : Pohjois-Savo
Former province : 1997-2009 Itä-Suomi (until 1997 Kuopio)

Tuusniemi Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Kultakentässä musta kaarityviö, jolla seisoo musta, punahelttainen teeri; tyviössä kolme kultakruunua asetettuina 2+1.


The arms were officially granted on January 13, 1959.

The black grouse symbolises the area's vast forests. The three crowns refers to the mark of the border again in connection with the Treaty of Täyssinä in 1595.

Arms of Tuusniemi

The arms on a road sign
Arms of Tuusniemi

The arms on the town hall

Literature: Pirinen, 1982

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