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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry

HAWANGEN

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Unterallgäu

Wappen von HAWANGEN

Origin/meaning:
The arms were granted on September 9, 1982.

The arms were designed in 1981 as no historical arms or seals of the village were known. The village was for many centuries a possession of the Ottobeuren Abbey, which is shown in the arms. The colours are those of the Abbey and the mitre in the lower half also symbolises the Abbey. The two palm leaves in the upper half are the symbol of St. Stephanus, patron saint of th elocal church.

Literature : Kolb and Putz, 1991



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