Oviken

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OVIKEN

Province (Landskap): Jämtland
County (Län): Jämtlands län
Additions : 1952 Myssjö
Incorporated into : 1971 Berg (Jämtland)

Oviken kommunvapen

Official blazon

I rött fält ett spetsigt treberg samt däröver två framkommande, uppresta och mot varandra vända renar, allt av silver.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on July 31, 1956.`

The arms show the local mountains, the Oviksfjällen. The two reindeer refer to the Sami culture and the reindeer farming in the area.


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Literature : Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)