Langenau (Württemberg)

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LANGENAU

State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Alb-Donau Kreis (until 1973 Ulm)
Additions : 1972 Albeck, Göttingen, Hörvelsingen

Wappen von Langenau (Württemberg)

Official blazon

In geteiltem, unten gespaltenem Schild oben in Gold ein springendes schwarzes Ross, darunter vorne in Rot an drei Ringen hängend eine dreilatzige, golden befranste silberne Fahne, hinten von Schwarz und Silber geteilt.

Origin/meaning

Langenau received city rights in 1376 from the Count of Werdenber, but when the city became a possession of Ulm in 1377, the city rights were retracted. As no old arms or seals were known, the above arms were devised in 1886. The horse symbolises the formally important horse breeding in the area. The lower half shows the banner used by the Counts of Werdenberg, and the divided shield of Ulm.

Siegel von Langenau (Württemberg)

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Wappen von Langenau (Württemberg)

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


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.