Amt Körbecke

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Wappen von Amt Körbecke/Arms (crest) of Amt Körbecke

Country : Germany

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen

District (Kreis) : Soest

Incorporated into:

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German In einem durch Wellenschnitt geteilten Schilde oben ein durchgehendes schwarzes Kreuz in Silber (Weiß), unten ein rechtsschauender silberner (weißer) goldbewehrter Adler in Blau.
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The arms were officially granted on March 19, 1959.

The arms show in the upper part the cross of the State of Köln. The area belonged to Köln from 1368 until the early 19th century. Prior to 1368 the area was ruled by the Counts of Arnsberg. The lower part shows the eagle derived from the Counts of Arnsberg. The wavy division line symbolises the Möhnesee-lake.

The following municipalities belonged to Amt Körbecke :

  • Berlingsen
  • Brüllingsen
  • Büecke
  • Delecke
  • Echtrop
  • Ellingsen
  • Günne
  • Hewigsen
  • Körbecke
  • Stockum
  • Theiningsen
  • Völlinghausen
  • Wamel
  • Westrich
  • Wippringsen

Literature: Belke et al, 1986

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