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Province : Nordland

Arms (crest) of Ballangen

Official blazon

På grønn bunn en gull opprett hammer.


The arms were granted on July 18, 1980.

The arms show a hammer as a symbol for the mining in the municipality. There used to be copper mines in the municipality. The green background symbolises agriculture.

Literature : Capellen and Johannessen, 1987

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