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County: Põlvamaa
Additions: 2017 Kõlleste, Valgjärve

Arms (crest) of Kanepi

Official blazon

  • (1997) Sinise ja hõbedaga õnarlõikes sarikjaotatud kilbil hõbedased tammeleht ja kannel, aupunktis täht.
  • (2008) Ülalt kaarjal rohelisel kilbil, hõbedane kanepileht. Lehed sõrmjad, rootsudega, lehekesi kokku seitse, all püstine, kergelt allapoole laienev vars.


The arms were granted on ??-??-2018.

The arms show a canting hemp leaf.

The new arms were chosen after an vote with 7 designs. The vote was open to everyone, which resulted in a large number of votes from abroad for the hemp leaf. In total 15805 votes were cast, with 76% for the hemp leaf, whereas there are only just over 2500 inhabitants in the parish..

The other designs:

Arms (crest) of Kanepi

The previous arms were officially granted on November 18, 1997.

Arms (crest) of Kanepi

Unfortunately we have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms yet.

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Literature : image from http://valitsus.ee/et/riigikantselei/riigi-ja-omavalitsuste-symbolid/

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