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HORTEN (1988-2002 Borre)

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

Arms (crest) of Horten
Official blazon


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.