Harzgerode

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HARZGERODE

State : Sachsen-Anhalt
District (Kreis) : Harz until 2009 Quedlinburg
Additions : 2009 Dankerode, Güntersberge, Königerode, Schielo, Siptenfelde, Straßberg (Harz); 2010 Neudorf (Harz)
Verwaltungsgemeinschaft : until 2009 Unterharz

Wappen von Harzgerode

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 19, 2010.

I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !

The previous arms were granted on June 5, 2008.

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The arms show a fortified city with three towers, on the middle one a small shield with the arms of Anhalt. The composition of these arms already appeared on the medieval seals of the city, known from 1377 and 1381.

Siegel von Harzgerode

Seal from around 1900
Siegel von Harzgerode

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Harzgerode

Emergency money from 1921
Wappen von Harzgerode

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925


Literature : Bensing et al; 1984