Schweigen

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SCHWEIGEN

State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Südliche Weinstrasse
Verbandsgemeinde: Bad Bergzabern
Incorporated into : Schweigen-Rechtenbach

Wappen von Schweigen/Arms (crest) of Schweigen
Official blazon
German Von Blau und Silber geteilt, oben ein rotbedachtes silbernes Tor mit goldenem Steg, mit einem beidseits anschließenden niedrigeren rotbedachten silbernen Anbau, unten eine grünbestielte und -beblätterte blaue Traube.
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 22, 1939.

Viticulture is very important for the village, which is shown by the grapes in the lower half. The upper half symbolises the 'gate to the German wine-road', as this (touristic) road starts in the village.



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Literature: Debus, 1988