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State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : until 1972 Schwabach
Incorporated into : 1972 Nürnberg

Wappen von Katzwang/Arms (crest) of Katzwang
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The arms were granted in 1951.

The cat (Katze) is a canting symbol. The cat stands on a meadow, which is canting for the -zwang part of the name, which means a rather wet meadow. The crosier is a symbol for the Ebrach abbey, which historically had many possessions in the area.

Wappen von Katzwang/Coat of arms (crest) of Katzwang

Municipal stationery, 1960s

Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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