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Province (Landskap): Södermanland
County (Län): Stockholms län
Additions : 1959 Dalarö (1952 Ornö, Utö)
Incorporated into : 1971 Haninge

Österhaninge kommunvapen
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I fält av guld en tjädertupp stående på ett med utåtvidgade armar och genomborrat, runt mittparti format kors, båda röda.

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The arms were officially granted on February 2, 1951.

The black grouse cock makes these arms canting (hane = rooster), and alludes to the forest Hanveden, which had given the place its name. The cross is taken from the runes-tone from Tyresta in the municipality.

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Literature: Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)