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Viimsi (Harjumaa, Estonia)

Viimsi Vald

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by Jorge Candeias , 26 May 1999

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From Adopted: 21 June 1994. Ratio: 5:8. Viimsi is a rural municipality (vald) in Harjumaa County (Maakond).
Dov Gutterman , 12 January 1999

Blue with CoA centered. Rounded shield with a white border, a white chevron on blue in chef separated from the black point by a white wavy fess?
Jorge Candeias , 26 May 1999

I corrected the one sent previously, because I included in the GIF of the CoA a white border that seems to be used only in the flag.
Jorge Candeias , 26 July 1999

From Viimsi vald - Colors are from Estonian flag. Silver waves mean connection with sea. Silver V refers to the name of municipality and connections with ships an boats. Ratio of the flag is 7,5:12. Adopted 27 August, 1993.
Erki Kurrikoff, 6 April 2001

Coat of Arms

by Jorge Candeias , 26 July 1999

Translated from :
"Coat of Arms - On a blue shield, from upper edge two downward reaching straight lines form a sharp V-shape. This shape rests on a wavy formation, all in silver. The base of the shield is of black color.
Reasoning - The colors of the Coat of Arms are derived from the national flag of Estonia.  Silvery wave form base depicts sea-waves that symbolize the connection of Viimsi with the sea. Silvery V-shape is meant to be the V in the name of the rural District of Viimsi and also hints to a connection with ships (or boats)."
The white color is supposed to be silver.
Ulo Israel Randpalu, 31 July 2001

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