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Fjell, Hordaland (Norway)

Last modified: 2015-11-13 by zoltán horváth
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[Flag of Fjell]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 29 October 2015

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The Flag

Here is flag (unusual) and coat of arms of Fjell. Administrative center is Straume.
Tomislav Šipek, 29 October 2015

Coat of Arms

[COA of Snåsa]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 29 October 2015

The [c2j87] implies that the design was not approved by a royal resolution, but notes that it was adopted by the municipal administration on 27 April 1957, after a drawing by Magnus Hardeland. I guess the design was not considered "good enough" for high quality standards of the Norwegian municipal heraldry. [c2j87] even are not calling it a coat of arms, but an emblem ("et merket").
The seagull is said to represent "setting off" (as in "setting off on a journey") and living by and of the sea. The design also represents the sea and the steep mountains - the last canting the municipal name.
Željko Heimer, 10 November 2015