Haapavesi

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HAAPAVESI

Region : Pohjois-Pohjanmaa
Former province : until 2009 Oulu

Haapavesi Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Sinisessä kentässä hopeinen haapa, sen alapuolella aaltokoroinen hopeatyviö, jossa sininen, kultanastainen suksisauvan sompa.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 10, 1953.

The aspen tree and the wavy base are canting elements, the name means aspen-lake. The base shows a ski-basket, as the village is known for its ski manufacturing and famous skiers.

Arms (crest) of Haapavesi

The arms on a road sign
Arms of Haapavesi

The arms on the town hall

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Literature : Pirinen, 1982