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Civic heraldry of Denmark - Dansk Heraldik
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Region : Nordjylland
Incorporated into: 1970 Nordjylland
The arms were designed in 1960.
The bull is a symbol for the old Germanin tribes that lived in the Himmerland area, the Cimbri. They worshipped the bull as a god of fertility. The area now was part of the Amt and in the city of Ålborg there is a statue of a bull based on the same history.
Literature : Achen, 1982
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