Oberammergau

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OBERAMMERGAU

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Wappen von Oberammergau

Official blazon

In Blau ein oben und unten durchgehendes goldenes Passionskreuz mit abhängendem silbernen Tuch, beiderseits eine wachsende silberne Schwurhand.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 18, 1959.

The city is well known for its Passion festivities, and the cross with the cloth are a symbol for these festivities. The two hands are a symbol for the faith of the population of the village during the years of pestilence in the Thirty Years war.

Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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