Grosskarolinenfeld

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GROSSKAROLINENFELD

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Rosenheim
Additions : 1978 Tattenhausen

Wappen von Grosskarolinenfeld

Official blazon

In Schwarz ein aus grünem, mit einem silbernen Querbach belegten Dreiberg aufwachsender, rot bewehrter goldener Löwe, begleitet rechts von einem silbernen Moorkolben, links von einer silbernen Getreideähre.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on June 10, 1952, when the 150th anniversary of the community was celebrated.

The river in the base symbolisesthe three rivers that run through the moors (green hills in the base) in the municipality. The golden lion stands for the Palatinate (Pfalz), from where the first settlers had been recruited by the Bavarian queen Karoline whose father was Count of the Pfalz. By cultivation the moorland the vegetation changed from reeds to grain, whiuch is symbolised in the arms.

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Literature : Image from http://www.ovb-online.de/region/gemeinden/index.html, background from Heribert Greiner, Chronik, 200 Jahre Pfälzer Siedlung, Grosskarolinenfeld, 200 Bayern.jpg