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Fraena, Møre og Romsdal


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[Arms of Fræna]
contributed by Rune AD Myhre
Granted on 4 November 1983.

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About the flag

The three waves represent the old three communes Fræna, Hustad and Bud. The waves because of the dangerous sea outside the commune - Hustadvika.
Rune AD Myhre, 22 January 2004

The 'kommune' of Fræna (368 sq. km; 9,010 inhabitants; capital city, Elnesvågen) is located north of Molde, the capital city of the 'fylke' of Møre and Romsdal.

According to 'Flagg og Våpen', the arms of Fræna show three blue waves on a yellow shield.
Ivan Sache, 22 January 2004

As usual with Norwegian civic flags, Fræena's flag is indeed a banner of the arms - blue waves on a yellow field. A fairly common mistake among Norwegian communes is to place the shield against a white background to create a shield-on-a-bed sheet kind of flag.
Jan Oskar Engene, 24 January 2004