Kalajoki

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KALAJOKI

Region : Pohjois-Pohjanmaa
Former province : until 2009 Oulu
Additions : 1973 Rautio; 2010 Himanka

Kalajoki Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

  • (1953) Sinisessä kentässä reunoihin ulottuva kultainen verkko, jonka päällä uiva, hopeinen lohi.
  • (2010) Kultakentässä sininen, kaksimastoinen kaljaasi.

Origin/meaning

The current arms were adopted in 2010 and are those of the former municipality Himanka.

The previous arms were officially granted on April 20, 1953.

Kalajoki.jpg

The salmon and net are taken from the 17th century seal of the parish. The fish is canting, kala means fish.

Arms of Kalajoki

The old arms on a road sign
Arms of Kalajoki

The new arms on a road sign

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Literature : Pirinen, 1982