Amt Werl

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Wappen von Amt Werl/Arms (crest) of Amt Werl
AMT WERL

Country: Germany
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State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
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District (Kreis): Soest
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 15, 1955.

The birch tree refer to a local legend on a battle near a birch tree (Völkerschlacht der Zukunft am Birkenbaum).

The key is the symbol of St. Peter, patron saint of the State of Köln, to which the area historically belonged.

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The following municipalities belonged to Amt Werl (only one used arms) :

  • Budberg
  • Holtum
  • Illingen
  • Mawicke
  • Niederbergstrasse
  • Oberbergstrasse
  • Ostbüderich
  • Scheidingen
  • Schlückingen
  • Westbüderich
  • Westönnen
  • Wickede
  • Wiehagen

Literature: Veddeler, 1991




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