Pyhtää

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PYHTÄÄ - PYTTIS

Region : Kymenlaakso
Former province : Uusimaa (1945-1997 Kymi, 1997-2009 Etelä-Suomi)

Pyhtää Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Mustassa kentässä kaksi hopeista, punavaruksista lohta ristikkäin, saatteena kussakin kulmassa hopeinen kreikkalainen risti.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 14, 1951.

The crosses are aderived from the arms of the Creutz ('cross') family, a noble family which had a mansion in the village. The salmon refer to the rich fishing in the municipality as well as to shipping.

Arms of Pyhtää

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.