Last modified: 2010-11-12 by elias granqvist
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illustration by Mello
The flag is a banner of the arms; arms granted on 17 November 1939.
The county consist of a large part of the historical province of Upland (Uppland) and use the same arms (and flag, a
banner of the arms) as Upland.
Elias Granqvist, 01 October 2000
· C.G.U. Scheffer: Svensk vapenbok för landskap, län och städer, 1967 [sch67]
Elias Granqvist 1 October 2000
I rött fält ett riksäpple av guld
Gules, a Royal Orb Or gemmed of the field and Azure with the cross bottoned
English blazon by Željko Heimer, 04 October 2000
When Swede Johan Frankelius climbed Mount Everest in 2006, he brought
a flag of Uppsala (Uppland) with him. As can be seen on the image in this
svd.se, it was obviously a flag meant for vertical hosting.
Elias Granqvist, 14 April 2008
The following communes are in this county (län). The codes following the name are assigned by Sweden for statistical purposes.