Oberhausen bei Kirn

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OBERHAUSEN BEI KIRN

State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Bad Kreuznach
Verbandsgemeinde : Verbandsgemeinde Kirn-Land

Wappen von Oberhausen bei Kirn

Official blazon

In gespaltenem Schild vorn in Schwarz ein silberner, goldgekrönter, -bewehrter und -gezungter Löwe, hinten in Gold ein roter Sparren, darunter ein roter gelappter Wendelring.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 29, 1965.

The lion is taken from the arms of the former Wartenstein state, to which the village belonged. The chevron forms a roof, which is canting for the -hausen (house) part of the name. The ring refers to a prehistoric find in the village.


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