Emsland

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EMSLAND (EL)

State : Niedersachsen
Additions : 1978 Aschendorf-Hümmling (1933 Aschendorf, Hümmling), Lingen, Meppen

Wappen von Emsland/Arms of Emsland
Official blazon
German
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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on January 27, 1982.

The arms are a combination of parts of the arms of Aschendorf-Hümmling (prehistorical monument), Meppen (roses) and Lingen (anchor). The wavy division symbolises the river Ems.


Arms (crest) of Emsland

The arms on a road sign (image by Jan-Erik Løken)

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Literature: Linder and Olzog, 1996.