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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
(de) Das Wappen zeigte in Gold einen dreiköpfi gen, rot bewehrten, schwarzen Adler.
The arms were granted on July 8, 1957.
The eagle is taken as a symbol for the Dukes of Schwaben. The three heads symbolise the three former territories that were transformed into the district. The colours are also the colours of Württemberg.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.