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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen

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

Wappen von Vinnhorst

Official blazon



The arms were granted in 1953 and show a plough iron as a symbol for the agricultural character of the municipality. The colours were taken from the arms of the Principality of Calenberg, to which the area before 1432. The two silver bends have no particular meaning and are added only for aesthetical purposes.

Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.


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