The Sami name lundamo single damer identical with the Sami word deatnu which means "great river " or "main river", referring to the main river Tana River which runs through the municipality.
Prior tothe name was written "Tanen". On 1 Septemberthe name of the municipality was changed to "Deatnu-Tana" to symbolize the two official languages in the municipality.
Elva er ,3 km lang, regnet fra fjerneste kilde, og den har et nedbørfelt på 16 km². Den eksakte grensen følger djupålen i elva, og blir kontrollert hvert Tana dannes ved sammenløpet av elvene Karasjohka og Anarjohka, ca. Fjerneste kilde ligger ved Boaroaivi, rundt seks kilometer sørvest for Gavdnjajávri på Finnmarksvidda, like ved grensa til Finland. Elva er kjent for laksefisket og er den største lakseelva i Norge.
The arms show three typical low riverboats used for centuries in the area. The three boats symbolise the Sami, Finns, and Norwegians that live in this border municipality. The colours are the Norwegian colours.
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The original municipality included all the land on both sides surrounding the Tanafjorden and the Single deatnu tana River. The southern part population: 1, remained as a smaller Tana Municipality.
The northern part of the municipality was divided by the Tanafjorden with the western side becoming Gamvik Municipality population: 1, and the eastern side becoming Berlevåg Municipality population: On 1 Januarythe neighboring municipality of Polmak population: 1,which had separated from Nesseby Municipality on 1 Januarywas merged into Tana.
Previously, it had been part of the old Finnmark county.
Churches in Deatnu-Tana.