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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
The arms were granted on April 18, 1975.
The arms are a combination of the cross of the former district of Limburg, combined with the lion of Nassau from the arms of the Oberlahnkreis.
Literature : Korn, 1984