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State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Hochsauerlandkreis (until 1974 Brilon)
Amt : Amt Hallenberg (until 1975)
Additions : 1975 Braunshausen, Hesborn, Liesen

Wappen von Hallenberg

Official blazon



The arms were granted on January 28, 1911 and confirmed on December 31, 1976.

The village developed around the castle of the Bishops of Köln and received city rights in the 13th century. The first seal is known since 1271 and shows St. Peter, the patron saint of Köln, on a throne and holding a key and a book. Later seals continued to show St. Peter, but since the 16th century onwards the city started to use the above arms. The arms show the cross of the State of Köln, combined with the key as a symbol of St. Peter.

Wappen von Hallenberg

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925

Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.