Osterburg (kreis)

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OSTERBURG (OBG)

State : Sachsen-Anhalt
Incorporated into : 1994 Altmarkkreis Salzwedel, Stendal

Wappen von Osterburg (kreis)

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 29, 1938.

The arms are a combination of the eagle of Brandenburg to symbolise the fact that the district belonged to Brandenburg and the diamonds of the arms of the counts of Osterburg, who where the main noble family from the area.


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Literature : Papendieck, H. : Die Wappen der Landkreise und kreisfreien Städte des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt. Landesarchiv Magdeburg, 1996. Sachsena.jpg