Pornainen

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PORNAINEN

Region : Uusimaa
Former province : 1997-2009 Etelä-Suomi, until 1997 Uusimaa

Pornainen Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Sinisessä kentässä kultainen kirkonkello, jonka kummallakin puolella saatteena kultainen, hopealankainen värttinä.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on March 12, 1952.

The arms show a bell and two spindles, as the local church bell was acquired in 1731 of the proceeds of the local women making cotton and other threads by spinning at home.

Arms of Pornainen

The arms on a road sign

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Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.