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State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Berchtesgadener Land (until 1973 Berchtesgaden)

Wappen von Bischofswiesen

Official blazon

(de) In Blau auf grünem Boden eine goldene Scheune, der zwei schräg gekreuzte silberne Bischofsstäbe unterlegt sind.


The arms were granted on August 16, 1929.

The rms are partly canting; the two crosiers and the green base symbolise the Bishop (Bischof) and meadow (Wiese) parts of the name.

The building is a typical shed used in the area. The colours are the colours of Bayern, as the village is part of Bayern since 1809.

Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.


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