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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
State : Niedersachsen
The arms were granted on August 14, 1948.
The upper part shows a horse as a symbol borth for the present State of Niedersachsen, as for the Kingdom of Hannover, to which the district belonged. The wavy bar symbolises the Weser and Aller rivers. The base symbolises the agricultural character of the district.
Postal cancellation 1991
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.