Wellen (Limburg)


Province : Limburg

Wapen van Wellen (Limburg)/Coat of arms (crest) of Wellen (Limburg)

Official blazon

In lazuur een Sint-Brigida van Kildare, staande op een grond, vergezeld rechts van een koe en links van een boom, alles van goud.


The arms were officially granted on June 14, 1988.

The arms show St. Brigid, the historical patron saint of the village of Wellen. When the local council applied for the arms, the catholic party objected against the use of the patron saint ! The reason for this was that it was proposed by a liberal mayor...

Wapen van/Blason de Wellen (Limburg)

The arms on a police badge (source)

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Literature: Image provided by Rudy Vanhorenbeeck, Belgium; background from Jo Billen, Wellen.