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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry


State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Höxter
Additions : 1970 Amt Nieheim, Entrup, Erwitzen, Eversen, Himmighausen, Holzhausen, Merlsheim, Oeynhausen, Schönenberg, Sommersell

Wappen von Nieheim

The arms were granted on July 18, 1908.

The arms are first known from 1591. The cross and the colours are derived from the arms of the diocese and State of Paderborn, to which the city historically belonged. The balls are the symbol of St. Nicholas, patron saint of the city.

Wappen von Nieheim
Emergency money of the city (1921)
Wappen von Nieheim
The arms as shown in the Kaffee Hag albums

Literature : Information provided by Gisbert Hoffmann

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