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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry

GRÜNWALD

District (Kreis) : München

State : Bayern

Origin/meaning:
As the municipality had no old arms or seal, the arms were devised in 1950. The town is situated in the hills (base of the shield) along the Isar river. The trees are canting (Wald=forest. Grün=green). The small castle symbolises the local hunting lodge, which was built in 1293 and later was rebuilt like a small castle. In the gate the arms of Bayern are placed, as the village belongs to Bayern since the early 14th century.

Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.



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