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State : Thüringen
District (Kreis) : Saale-Holzland Kreis (until 1994 Stadtroda)
Additions : 1994 Gernewitz (1950 Podelsatz), Hainbücht

Wappen von Stadtroda/Arms (crest) of Stadtroda
Official blazon
German In Silber schwebend eine rote Burg mit offenem schwarzen Tor, der breite Mittelturm gezinnt, die beiden Seitentürme mit Spitzdächem.
English blazon wanted


The arms show a castle, a typical symbol on the seals of medieval cities. The castle of Stadtroda appeared on the seals since the 15th century. All later seals and images have shown the castle, although the shape often changed.

Seal of Stadtroda

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Stadtroda/Coat of arms (crest) of Stadtroda

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Wappen von Stadtroda/Coat of arms (crest) of Stadtroda

Postal cancellation 1988
(with Gera and Eisenberg)

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Literature: Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s; Benzing et al, 1984; Ulle, 1998