Erbach (kreis)

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State : Hessen
Additions : 1874 Lindenfels, Neustadt
Incorporated into : 1972 Odenwaldkreis

Wappen von Erbach (kreis)

Official blazon



The arms were granted on November 20, 1956.

The oak tree symbolises the rich forests in the Odenwald region (Wald=forest). The stars are derived from the arms of the Counts of Erbach, who ruled most of the area until 1806.

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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.