Dingden

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DINGDEN

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Wesel (until 1969 Rees)
Incorporated into : 1969 Hamminkeln

Wappen von Dingden/Arms (crest) of Dingden
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on April 12, 1939.

The arms are canting; Dingden means the place where a thing was held, an pre- and early medieval local court. These courts were preferable held under oak trees, hence the oak in the arms. The two swords symbolise justice.



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