Hanau (kreis)

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HANAU (HU)

State : Hessen
Incorporated into : 1974 Main-Kinzig Kreis

Wappen von Hanau (kreis)

Official blazon

  • (de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 9, 1954.

The lower part of the arms symbolises the Kinzig river, which runs through the district. The swan is the old crest of the Counts of Hanau. The swan was chosen as the city of Hanau already uses the complete arms of the counts of Hanau.


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.