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image by Elias Granqvist
The flag is a banner of the arms;
arms granted in 1560, revised grant on 5 September 1942.
The flag is a banner of the arms.
The bull in the arms is given because of the cattle held in the province in the old days.
The picture is based on a gif of the county arms from the homepage of the County of Western Gotaland. The original image was made by artist Vladimir A. Sagerlund.
· C.G.U. Scheffer: Svensk vapenbok för landskap, län och städer, 1967 [sch67], p. 8
Elias Granqvist, 9 February 2001
Official blazon in Swedish: "I fält av silver en gående röd tjur med beväpning av guld, därest dylik skall komma till användning."
Blazoned in English: "Argent an Ox passant armed and hoofed
English blazon by Željko Heimer, 5 October 2000