Moers (kreis)

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MOERS (MO)

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
Incorporated into : 1974 Kleve, Wesel and parts into the city of Duisburg.

Wappen von Moers (kreis)

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on June 24, 1930.

The upper part of the arms shows the arms of the Counts of Moers-Saarwerden, as the district is practically identical to the former county of Moers. The lower part shows the arms of the other rulers in the district : the escarbuncle of the Dukes of Kleve, the cross of the State of Köln and the lion of Dukes of Geldern.

Wappen von Moers (kreis)

The arms on an cover


Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.