Odense Amt

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ODENSE AMTSKOMMUNE

Region : Syddanmark
Incorporated into: 1970 Fyn

Arms of Odense Amt

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1937.

The rose in the arms stands for the fact that Odense is in the middle of Denmark, and that the island of Fyn is the "garden of Denmark".

The three crowns indicate that Odense was an important seat of the Danish court during the centuries.

The following herreds were part of Odense Amt :

  1. Bjerge
  2. Båg
  3. Lunde
  4. Odense
  5. Skam
  6. Skovby
  7. Vends
  8. Åsum

Literature: Achen, 1982