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Upland (Sweden)


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[Flag of Upland] by Mello Luchtenberg
The flag is a banner of the arms;
arms granted in 1560, revised grant on 17 November 1939.



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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