Elzweiler

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to: navigation, search
Germany.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
Germany.jpg

ELZWEILER

State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Kusel
Verbandsgemeinde : Verbandsgemeinde Altenglan

Wappen von Elzweiler

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 7, 1975.

The arms are a combination of the anchor, used by the village as shown below for more than a century. The meaning of the anchor is not known. In the arms the upper half shows the lion of the Counts of Pfalz-Zweibrücken, who ruled the village for a long time.

Before 1975 the municipality used the arms below, which were never officially granted:

Wappen von Elzweiler


Literature : Debus, 1988


Help maintaining Heraldry of the World !

Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.