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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Soest
Additions : 1969 Amt Oestinghausen (partly), Brockhausen, Heintrop-Bünninghausen, Herzfeld, Hovestadt, Hultrop, Krewinkel-Wiltrop, Lippborg, Niederbauer, Nordwald, Oestinghausen, Schoneberg
The arms of Lippetal were granted on July 1, 1971.
The municipality was created in 1969 and the arms are canting; the Lippe river in a valley under a bridge (Lippetal means Lippe valley). The bridge is a symbol for the unification of the old municipalities (none of these used arms) on both sides of the river.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Belke et al. ,1986