Nerzweiler

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NERZWEILER

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

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 5, 1985.

The upper half shows the lion of the Rheingrafen, who ruled the area until 1793. The lower half shows a cuckoo, symbol for the nickname of the villagers.


Literature : Debus, 1988