Amt Pelkum

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State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Unna
Incorporated into : 1966 Bergkamen, 1968 Bönen, Kamen, Pelkum (1974 Hamm)

Wappen von Amt Pelkum

Official blazon



The arms were never officially granted.

The arms combine the arms of the Counts of the Mark (checquered bar) with a chain derived from the arms of the former Lords of Boenen, who ruled large part of the area in medieval times.

The arms are now used of the Bezirk Pelkum of the city of Hamm.

To the Amt belonged:

  • Altenbögge-Bönen (1968 to Bönen)
  • Bergkamen
  • Bönen
  • Derne (1968 to Kamen)
  • Heil (1966 to Bergkamen)
  • Herringen (1968 to Pelkum)
  • Lerche (1968 to Pelkum)
  • Nordbögge (1968 to Bönen)
  • Osterbönen (1968 to Bönen)
  • Overberge (1968 to Bergkamen)
  • Pelkum (1974 to Hamm)
  • Rottum (1968 to Kamen)
  • Rünthe (1966 to Bergkamen)
  • Sandbochum (1968 to Pelkum)
  • Weetfeld (1968 to Pelkum)
  • Westerbönen (1968 to Bönen)
  • Wiescherhöfen (1968 to Pelkum)

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