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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)


State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Region Hannover (until 2001 Hannover (until 1974 Burgdorf))
Incorporated into : 1974 Burgdorf


The arms were granted on June 18, 1970.

The upper part shows a division in eight fields, each field representing a large farm. The old village was historically made up with 8 farms. The lower half shows a millstone, as a symbol for the large windmill in the village.

Literature : Peters, 1974

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