Sondershausen (kreis)

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SONDERSHAUSEN (SDH)

State : Thüringen
Incorporated into : 1994 Kyffhäuserkreis

Wappen von Sondershausen (kreis)

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 2, 1992.

The arms show the lion of the Counts (later Princes) of Schwarzburg as the are was from 1356-1918 part of the county Schwarzburg and later Principality of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen. The base shows the mountains in the area, especially the Hainlaite, Windleite and Kyffhäuser areas. The wavy bar symbolises the Wipper river.


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