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State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Hildesheim (until 1978 Alfeld)
Additions : 1974 Irmenseul
Samtgemeinde : Samtgemeinde Lamspringe

Wappen von Harbarnsen/Arms (crest) of Harbarnsen
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The arms were officially granted on May 3, 1939.

The arms are based on several legends from the village. One is about a poltergeist, "the wild hunter", which is symbolised by the spear. The wheels are solar wheels and are an old Germanic symbol. They also play a role in local legends.

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Literature: Barner, W. : Wappen und Siegel des Kreises Alfeld. Hildesheim, 1940.