Gifhorn (kreis)

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State : Niedersachsen
Additions : 1932 Isernhagen; 1977 Braunschweig (partly)

Wappen von Gifhorn (kreis)

Official blazon



The arms were granted on August 29, 1929.

The horn is a canting symbol and has been used by the city of Gifhorn since the 14th century. The lion and the hearts are taken from the arms of the Counts of Lüneburg and are used by the counts since the 13th century. The area belonged to the counts for many centuries.

Wappen von Gifhorn (kreis)

Postal cancellation 1981

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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes. Niedersachsen.jpg