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Wappen der Welt
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Civic heraldry of Germany
Deutsche Wappen

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State : Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Additions : 1994 Gadebusch, Grevesmühlen, Wismar (district); 2011 Wismar (city)

Wappen von Nordwestmecklenburg

Official blazon



The arms were officially granted on July 1, 1996.

The bull's head is derived from the arms of Mecklenburg. The crosier symbolises the diocese, later Principality, of Ratzeburg, as well as the diocese of Schwerin.

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