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HORTEN (1988-2002 Borre)

Province : Vestfold og Telemark (until 2020 Vestfold)
Additions : 1988 Borre

Arms (crest) of Horten
Official blazon
Norwegian


Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on November 19, 1907.The arms were granted when Horten received city status. The lower part of the arms show the importance of the city as a naval port. The upper part shows a rose as a symbol for the nature around the city.

Arms (crest) of Horten

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1930

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Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.