From Heraldry of the World
Jump to: navigation, search
Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)
Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen

German heraldry portal


State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Emsland
Samtgemeinde : Samtgemeinde Werlte

Wappen von Rastdorf

Official blazon



The arms were officially granted on ??-??-????.

The eight wheatears in the upper part symbolise the eight municipalities from which the origianl colonists of the area came from in 1833. The ears are bound together as a symbol for the new village. The wheat also refers to the agricultural character of the village. The base shows a large stone, a monument for the settlement and the early colonists in the village. The colours are those of the other municipalities in the Samtgemeinde Werlte.

Literature : Image and info obtained from http://www.werlte.de


Help maintaining Heraldry of the World !

Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.