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adopted 19 Apr 1955; design: Kl. Sierksma
Arms: in bend or, noir and gules, surmounting a swan argent armed or.
The swan reminds of the large flocks of swans hibernating near the village on the IJsselmeer - some of them stay there all year.
Koarnwert is a small village (c. 100 inh.) at a stonethrow from the
Ofslútdyk (enclosuredam, which connects Holland to Fryslân and the rest of the world). Agriculture and cattle-breeding. Obe Postma, a Frisian poet, was born here.
Source: It Beaken, jrg. xxxi, # 3-4, Dec 1969
Encyclopedie van Friesland, 1958
Jarig Bakker, 8 Apr 2005