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Træna, Nordland (Norway)

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[Flag of Træna]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2015

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Here is flag and coat of arms of Træna. Administrative center is Husøya.
Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2015

Coat of Arms

[COA of Træna]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2015

Blazon: I rødt tre gull angler, 2-1. In English: Gules three fish-hooks or.
Approved by the royal resolution of 24 July 1987 after a drawing by Jarle E. Henriksen. [c2j88]
The municipal web site explains that there are represented as bone hooks that were found in Kirkehellaren cave on the Sanna island, an archaeological site from the Stone Age. The symbolize importance of fishing for Træna in all ages. Three hooks are canting as the name Træna originates from a word meaning number "three".
Željko Heimer, 12 December 2015