Wernigerode (kreis)

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WERNIGERODE (WR)

State : Sachsen-Anhalt
Incorporated into : 2007 Harz

Wappen von Wernigerode (kreis)/Arms (crest) of Wernigerode (kreis)
Official blazon
German
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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 13, 1939 and again on August 11, 1995.

The arms are a combination of the arms of Halberstadt and the fish from the arms of the counts of Wernigerode. The major part of the district historically belonged to Halberstadt.



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Literature: Papendieck, H. : Die Wappen der Landkreise und kreisfreien Städte des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt. Landesarchiv Magdeburg, 1996.