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FORS

Province (Landskap): Jämtland
County (Län): Jämtlands län
Incorporated into : 1974 Ragunda

Fors kommunvapen

Official blazon

I fält av silver en av vågskura bildad stam, fyra gånger vågskuredelad av blått och silver, samt däröver två framkommande, uppåtriktade röda blixtar i kors, överlagda med en blå tall.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on January 10, 1958.

The wavy bends and the two bolts of lightning refer to the Indalsälv river and the hydro-electric plant in the river. The tree refers to the local forests and forestry.The arms were continued by the new Ragunda municipality in 1970.


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Literature : Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)