Ängelholm

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ÄNGELHOLM

Province (Landskap): Skåne
County (Län): Skåne län (until 1997 Kristianstads län
Additions : 1971 Ausås (1952 Starby, Strövelstorp), Barkåkra, Hjärnarp (1952 Tåstarp), Munka-Ljungby (1952 Tåssjö); 1974 Östra Ljungby (partly; 1952 Källna, Össjö)

Arms of Ängelholm

Official blazon

I blått fält två korslagda laxar av silver under en krona av guld och däröver en kerub av silver.

Origin/meaning

The Arms was officially granted in 1934. It is based on the City Seal from 1693. The Angel's Head (Cherub) alludes to the Name, Ängel is Swedish for Angel.
The Salmons symbolises the Fishing in the Rönneå. The meaning of the Crown is unknown.

Arms of Ängelholm

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
Arms of Ängelholm

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Arms of Ängelholm

The arms on a roadsign on the municipal border

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992