Waldeck (kreis)

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WALDECK (KB)

State : Hessen
Incorporated into : 1972 Waldeck-Frankenberg

Wappen von Waldeck (kreis)

Official blazon

  • (de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1929.

The arms show the arms of the Counts (later Dukes) of Waldeck. The arms are known since 1180, when the Counts of Schwalenberg acquired the Waldeck castle.


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.