Last modified: 2007-09-15 by dov gutterman
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image by António martins-Tuválkin, 25 January 2006
Maniitsoq is a municipality in the Landsdele of Kitaa
("territory of West Greenland"), its official name is
"Maniitsoq Kommunea". The blue-white blazon represents
a reindeer, that is one of the most important economic resource
of the region. For further information, see <www.maniitsoq.gl>.
Fabio Facoetti, 26 July 2003
Photos at <www.maniitsoq.gl>
show only coat of arms but no flag. Therefore, this reported flag
probably don't exist (yet?). For information about the Coat of
Arms, see <www.ngw.nl>.
Dov Gutterman, 10 July 2004
I recently researched municipal flags in Greenland by
correspondence with municipal authorities in Greenland. The
results have just been published in the Fall 2005 issue of
Nordisk Flaggkontakt, the journal of the Nordic Flag Society [joe05].
I managed to get confirmation from 15 of 18 municipalities all using the same flag model - the coat of arms on a white field (the colour white carries no symbolism). Maniitsoq is one of them.
Jan Oskar Engene, 24 October 2005
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 10 January 2006
The arms are Azure a pile argent and a raindeer's head
conterchanged over all.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 10 July 2005 and 21 August 2007