Uelzen (kreis)

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State : Niedersachsen

Wappen von Uelzen (kreis)

Official blazon



The arms were granted on March 31, 1948.

The chief shows three crosses as symbols for the three former important monasteries in the district : Ebstorf, Oldenstadt and Medingen. The lower part shows the arms of the Counts of Lüneburg, who ruled most of the district since the 13th century.

Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.


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