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image by Tomislav Šipek, 16 February 2017
Here is flag and coat of arms of Ulstein. Administrative center is
Tomislav Šipek, 30 December 2015
image by Tomislav Šipek, 30 December 2015
Blazon: På blå grunn ein gull bjelke laga med ulvetannsnitt. In English:
Azure a fess indented or.
Approved by the royal resolution of 30 May 1986 after a drawing by Jarle Skuseth after an idea by Asbjørn Waage. [c2j87]
The design is canting for "ulf" - wolf (and the place name was indeed written as Ulfsteen and similar previously), the indented line of partition being named "wolf teeth" line in Norwegian [like in some other languages]), although, as noted at http://www.ngw.nl/heraldrywiki/index.php?title=Ulstein the place name actually comes from the river Ulva. It also says the blue colour represents the sea, the gold the wheat. See also the municipal web site.
Željko Heimer, 01 January 2016