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ANJALA

Region : Kymenlaakso
Former province : Uusimaa (1945-1997 Kymi, 1997-2009 Etelä-Suomi)
Incorporated into : 1975 Anjalankoski (2009 Kouvola)

Anjala Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Sinisessä kentässä kolme tyvestä nousevaa hopeista valakättä.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on October 29, 1952.

The arms show three swearing hands, referring to the Anjala Union of 1788, when a number of Swedish army officers joined to start against King Gustav III in the Anjala Manor.


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