Amt Verl

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AMT VERL

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Gütersloh (until 1972 Wiedenbrück)
Incorporated into : 1970 Verl

Wappen von Amt Verl

Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on June 24, 1938.

The diamonds in the escutcheon symbolise the 5 different municipalities in the Amt and the oak trees symbolise the many forests in the area. At the same time the oaks are a canting symbol, as the name is derived from Verlo, or four forests. The arms of Verl itself also showed the four trees.

To the Amt belonged:


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Literature : Meijer, 1940