|Heraldry of the World |
Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms were granted in 1969.
The right part shows the two bends for the Iller and Günz rivers that run through the district. The eagle is derived from the arms of the former Imperial Abbey of Ottobeuren, which owned and ruled the largest part of the district for many centuries.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.