Riedenburg (kreis)

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RIEDENBURG (RID)

State : Bayern
Incorporated into : 1972 Kelheim, Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz

Wappen von Riedenburg (kreis)

Official blazon

  • (de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 16, 1964.

The upper part shows the roses taken from the arms of the Counts of Riedenburg. The harp is a symbol for one of the medieval counts who was famous for his music. The background of the lower part of the shield is the arms of the Wittelsbach family, Kings of Bayern, and symbolises the ties to Bayern.


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes. Bayern.jpg