|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)|
Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
The arms were granted on July 20, 1949.
The district encompasses a coastal area and several island. The lighthouse is thus a common symbol and important for the safety of the people in the district. The base symbolises the North Sea.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.
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