Wehden

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WEHDEN

State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Cuxhaven (until 1977 Wesermünde)
Incorporated into : 1974 Schiffdorf

Wappen von Wehden

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms show a acorn and oak leaf for the forests in the area and at the same tie are a symbol for the name of the town, which is derived from a word for small forest. The urn is a symbol for the prehistoric graveyards found in the area. The hammer is a wood-cutters hammer and the number 23 refers to the 23 people who had the cutting rights in the area.


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Literature : Wappen des Landkreises Wesermünde, 1973 Niedersachsen.jpg