Großvichtach

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GROSSVICHTACH

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Kronach
Incorporated into: 1978 Marktrodach

Wappen von Großvichtach

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The colors red and silver are the colors of the Franken regions, the unicorn is taken from the arms of the family Waldenfels that had a silver unicorn on blue ground and owned this village in medieval times, the small and big pine trees are leading to the name Groß- and Klein Vichtach ( Fichte means pinetree), as Groß and Kleinvichtach are parts of the town Marktrodach, the ammonite is symbolizing the village is on limestoneground where a lot of fossils are found (mostly ammonites).


Literature : Image and information from Martin Knoch