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VANTAA - VANDA (until 1972 Helsingin maalaiskunta, Helsingfors landskommun)

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

Vantaa Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Sinisessä kentässä alainen, aaltokoroinen hopeahirsi, josta oikealle kaartuva kultainen kalanpyrstö.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 8, 1951.

The arms refer to the Vantaa river, which flows through the town, and originally it was an important source of salmon fishing, indicated by the salmon tail in the arms.

Arms of Vantaa

The arms on a road sign
Arms of Vantaa

The arms on the town hall

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