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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry

SCHWALLUNGEN

State : Thüringen
District (Kreis) : Schmalkalden-Meiningen
Additions : 1992 Zillbach; 1994 Eckardts, Schwarzbach

Wappen von Schwallungen

Origin/meaning:
The arms were officially granted on October 21, 1994.

The escutcheon shows the arms of the former Lords Von Schwallungen, who derived their name from the village. The cross refers to the local church, which is a landmark in the reagion. The blue symbolises the Werra river. The four beech leaves symbolise the four villages in the municipality, beeches are very common in the local forests.

Literature : Ulle, 1997.



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