Eichen (Kreuztal)

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EICHEN

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Siegen-Wittgenstein (until 1975 Siegen)
Additions : 1960 Bockenbach, Stendenbach
Incorporated into : 1969 Kreuztal

Wappen von Eichen (Kreuztal)/Arms (crest) of Eichen (Kreuztal)
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Origin/meaning

The arms of Eichen were granted on May 27, 1939.

The upper part shows a horn, the symbol of the Amt Ferndorf, to which the municipality belonged. The lower half shows an acorn as a canting symbol (Eichen=oaks)



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Literature: Meijer, 1940