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Region : Nordjylland
Amt (until 2007) : Nordjylland (until 1970 Hjørring, Thisted)
Additions : 1970 Haverslev-Bejstrup, Hjortdal, Kettrup-Gøttrup, Kollerup, Skræm, Vester Torup-Klim, Vust
Incorporated into : 2007 Jammerbugt
The arms were officially registered in 1973.
The rooster on the fleur-de-lis is taken from the arms of the former Han herred. The rooster also symbolises strength, and, together with the sun, optimism and a glorious future.
Literature: Achen, 1982
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