Uurainen

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UURAINEN

Region : Keski-Suomi
Former province : 1997-2009 Länsi-Suomi, 1960-1997 Keski-Suomi

Uurainen Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Vihreässä kentässä kultainen kaarikoroinen kärki, jossa vihreä suksisauvan sompa.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on February 12, 1965.

The color and division by a curved tip symbolizes the hilly forest landscape in northern Häme, the historical province in which the village is situated. The ski-basket refers to the means of communication in ancient times and modern skiing.

Arms of Uurainen

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.