Caaschwitz

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CAASCHWITZ

State : Thüringen
District (Kreis) : Greiz

Wappen von Caaschwitz

Official blazon

  • (de) In geteiltem und halbgespaltenem Schild, oben in Grün eine silberne Elster, unten vorn in Silber ein grünes stilisiertes Kastanienblatt, hinten ein rotes gemauertes Feld.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 10, 1993.

The magpie in the upper half is a canting element for the Weisse Elster river (Elster being the name for magpie in German), that flows through the municipality. The lower half shows a chestnut leaf, for the many chestnuts in the area. The fourth quarter shows a brick wall, symbolising the local tile industry.


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Literature : Ulle, 1998