Last modified: 2005-06-03 by phil nelson
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About the flag
The arms of Upland was granted at the time of the funeral of Gustavus I (1560); a revised grant was made on 17 November 1939. The orb would probably be a sign for Upland as the province of Sweden was (and still is) the political centre of Sweden.
· C.G.U. Scheffer: Svensk vapenbok för landskap, län och städer, 1967 [sch67]
Elias Granqvist 2000-Oct-01
Official blazon in Swedish: "I rött fält ett riksäpple av guld."
Blazoned in English: "Gules, a Royal Orb Or gemmed of the field and
Azure with the cross bottoned Argent."
English blazon by Željko Heimer, 2000-Oct-04