Haukipudas

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HAUKIPUDAS

Region : Pohjois-Pohjanmaa
Former province : until 2009 Oulu
Incorporated into : 2013 Oulu

Haukipudas Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Sinisessä kentässä alakkain kolme uivaa hopeahaukea, joiden varukset punaiset, alapuolella sahakoroinen hopeatyviö.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 11, 1952.

The pikes (hauki) are canting. The base shows a saw-blade and refers to the (formerly) important sawmills and timber industry in the village.

Arms (crest) of Haukipudas

The arms on a road sign
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The arms on the town hall

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Literature : Pirinen, 1982