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County of Östergötland (Sweden)

Östergötlands län

Last modified: 2005-10-08 by phil nelson
Keywords: ostergotland | griffin: with dragon wings |
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[flag of Östergötland county] illustration by Marcus Wendel

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About the flag

The county of Östergötland has the same arms, and thus the same official flag, as the province of Östergötland. The geographical borders are approximately the same.
Elias Granqvist 2000-Aug-14


Official Blazon in Swedish

I rött fält en gyllene grip med drakvinge och draksvans samt med blå draktunga och beväpning, i vart av sköldens hörn åtföljd av en ros av silver.

Blazon in English

Gules a Griffin with Dragon Wings, Tail and Tongue rampant Or armed, beaked, langued and membered Azure between four Roses Argent.
English blazon by Željko Heimer, 1 August 2001

Historical Information

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The flag is a banner of the arms; arms granted in 1972 based on earlier use.

Municipalities (Kommuner)

The following communes are in this county (lan). The codes following the name are assigned by Sweden for statistical purposes.

  • Boxholm (0560)
  • Finspång (0562)
  • Kinda (0513)
  • Linköping (0580)
  • Mjölby (0586)
  • Motala (0583)
  • Norrköping (0581)
  • Söderköping (0582)
  • Vadstena (0584)
  • Valdemarsvik (0563)
  • Ydre (0512)
  • Åtvidaberg (0561)
  • Ödeshög (0509)