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North Trøndelag (Norway)


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Flag of Nord-Trøndelag image by Željko Heimer

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Description of the flag

A yellow cross the arms bent outwards on a white field. According to Norwegian heraldic rules, yellow and white is a prohibited combination. Exceptions are only made where medieval arms are resurrected. In the case of Nord-Trøndelag the historic design is that of St. Olav, who according to the saga carried a white shield with a golden cross at the battle of Stiklestad (traditionally dated to 1030). St. Olav was killed in the battle. Proportions 1:1.
Jan Oskar Engene, 17 November 1995


The following communes are listed in this county (fylke). The codes following the names are assigned by Norway for statistical and administrative purposes.

The following are former municipalities of this county:

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