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State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Westerwaldkreis (until 1974 Oberwesterwaldkreis)
Verbandsgemeinde : Verbandsgemeinde Hachenburg

Wappen von Marzhausen

Official blazon

(de) Schild durch silbernen Schrägbalken, belegt mit einem grünen Eichblatt und zwei grünen Ähren oben und unten, jeweils schräggeteilt; oben in Rot ein herschauender blaubewehrter und -gezungter goldener Löwe, unten auf schwarzem Schiefer schräggekreuzt silberner Hammer und Schlägel.


The arms refer to the former and currently important economic activities. The wheatears are a symbol for agriculture, the oak leaves for forestry. The lower half refers to the slate mining in the area. The lion is taken from the arms of the Counts of Sayn, to whom the area historically belonged.

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