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VIHTI

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

Vihti Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Kultakentässä aaltokoroinen, kaateinen polviorsi, jonka yläpuolella satteena vesipyörä; molemmat siniset.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 12, 1953.

The arms show the letter V, the town's initial, by two wavy lines, which symbolise the many waterways in the municipality. The wheel refers to the local industry.


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