Mengkofen

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MENGKOFEN

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Dingolfing-Landau`(until 1973 Dingolfing)
Additions : 1971 Tunding, Tunzenberg, Weichshofen; 1972 Hofdorf, Martinsbuch, Puchhausen; 1978 Hüttenkofen, Mühlhausen, Süßkofen (1970 Asbach (partly))

Wappen von Mengkofen/Arms (crest) of Mengkofen
Official blazon
German

In Gold eine rot bewehrte schwarze Bärentatze.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on March 4, 1939.

The arms show the bear claw taken from the arms of the medieval Von Mengkofen family. These arms are known from 14th century seals.

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