Amt Wenden

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AMT WENDEN

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Olpe
Incorporated into : 1969 Wenden (Sauerland)

Wappen von Amt Wenden

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms of the Amt Wenden were granted on September 15, 1934.

The arms show the patron saint of Wenden, St John Baptist, with his attributes, the lamb and staff. The small shield in front of the saint is the arms of the State of Köln, to which the area belonged for several centuries.

The following municipalities belonged to Amt Wenden :


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Literature : Belke et al, 1986