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Civic heraldry of Denmark - Dansk Heraldik

Danish heraldry portal


Region : Nordjylland
Additions : 1970 Hjørring, Ålborg
Abolished 2007

Arms of Nordjylland

Official blazon


The arms were registered in 1985.

The lion is taken from the old arms of Hjørring Amt. The base shows a golden point, representing the Northern part of Denmark, surrounded by the sea. The water-lily leaves represent the three regions in the Amt, Himmersyssel, Vendsyssel and Thyssyssel.

Literature : Zeuthen, 2000

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