Valkeala

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VALKEALA

Region : Kymenlaakso
Former province : Uusimaa (1945-1997 Kymi, 1997-2009 Etelä-Suomi)
Incorporated into : 2009 Kouvola

Valkeala Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Mustassa kentässä tyvestä nouseva hopeinen kolmikielekkeinen liekki.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 5, 1952.

The arms are based on the legend of the history of the village, which was founded by burning the foods to clear the land for agriculture. The colours are the historical colours of the region.

Arms of Valkeala

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.