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State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Alb-Donau Kreis
Additions : 1971 Bollingen; 1975 Scharenstetten, Temmenhausen, Tomerdingen

Wappen von Dornstadt

Official blazon

(de) Unter blauem Schildhaupt, darin ein linkshin liegendes goldenes Schwert, in Gold ein aus dem Unterrand emporkommendes schwarzes Patriarchenhochkreuz.


The arms are a combination of elements of the arms of the two former municipalities. The cross is taken from the old arms of Dornstadt, ans is a symbol for the former Elchingen monastery, which owned a large part of the territory. The sword is taken from the arms of Tomerdingen, and is a symbol of the high court of justice of the Elchingen monastery which was situated in Tomerdingen.

The sword can also be seen as a symbol for the large German military garrison in the municipality.

Wappen von Dornstadt

Postal cancellation 2003

Literature : Bardua, 1987

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