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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms are based on the arms of Karlsruhe, with the point reaching the northwestern point of the shield, making it a canting symbol. The chestnut leaf has seven smaller leaves, which stand for the seven settlements in the borough. The chestnut is a common tree in the city.
Literature : Die Wappen in Karlsruhe, 1995.