|Heraldry of the World |
Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms were granted on December 4th, 1956.
The arms show a typical building style of the area, but are based on the city hall of Alsfeld, which was built in early Renaissance style by Count Hermann of Hessen between 1512-1516.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.