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State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Kronach
Incorporated into: 1978 Marktrodach

Wappen von Großvichtach

Official blazon



The colors red and silver are the colors of the Franken regions, the unicorn is taken from the arms of the family Waldenfels that had a silver unicorn on blue ground and owned this village in medieval times, the small and big pine trees are leading to the name Groß- and Klein Vichtach ( Fichte means pinetree), as Groß and Kleinvichtach are parts of the town Marktrodach, the ammonite is symbolizing the village is on limestoneground where a lot of fossils are found (mostly ammonites).

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Literature : Image and information from Martin Knoch