Utajärvi

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UTAJÄRVI

Region : Pohjois-Pohjanmaa
Former province : until 2009 Oulu

Utajärvi Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Vihreässä kentässä hopeinen aaltokoroinen vastapalkki, jossa musta tervavene.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 7, 1955.

The arms show a boat with barrels of tar. Tar making has been of great importance historically for the village. The silver bar is also canting (järvi=lake).

Arms of Utajärvi

The arms on a road sign

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Literature : Pirinen, 1982