|Heraldry of the World |
Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms were granted on August 12, 1952.
The lion is the lion of the Ukena family. Fokko Ukena established his power in the areas of Moormerland, Overledingerland, Uplengen and Rheiderland, which are now part of the Landkreis Leer.
The arms on an cover
The arms on a road sign on the Dutch-German border.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Linder and Olzog, 1996