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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry

GÖRISRIED

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Ostallgäu

Origin/meaning:
The arms were granted in 1975.
The ibex is taken from the arms of Rupert von Bodman (1687-1728), Abbott of the Kempten Abbey, to which the village belonged for a long time. Previously the village was part of the State of Augsburg, which is shown by the silver and red divided left half. The tool is an axe used for clearing the forests and is a canting element (Roden=to clear a forest, ried is derived from roden).

Literature : Image and information provided by Gisbert Hoffmann, Germany



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