Vienenburg

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VIENENBURG

State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Goslar
Additions : 1972 Immenrode, Lengde, Lochtum, Weddingen, Wennerode, Wiedelah, Wöltingerode
Incorporated into : 2014 Goslar

Wappen von Vienenburg

Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in March 1973.

The new arms show the castle taken from the old arms (see below), with now in the base 8 diamonds for the 8 former municipalities which were amalgamated in 1972.

Wappen von Vienenburg

Postal cancellation 1979

The old arms were officially granted on November 21, 1936.
The arms show the Vienenburg castle, built around 1300 by the Counts of Wernigerode. The municipality used the castle in its seal already before 1936.
The colours are the colours of the State of Hildesheim, to which the town belonged from 1367-1521 and 1643-1802.

Wappen von Vienenburg

The arms from 1936

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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.