Freiburg (kreis)

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FREIBURG (FR)

State : Baden-Württemberg
Incorporated into : 1972 Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald

Wappen von Freiburg (kreis)

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on May 8, 1957.

The arms are a combination of the arms of Austria and Baden. Until 1805/06 part of the area belonged to Austria, the other parts to Baden. The eagle on the escutcheon is the arms of the city of Breisach am Rhein, known since 1278.

Wappen von Freiburg (kreis)

The arms on an cover

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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.