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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
State : Rheinland-Pfalz
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The arms were granted on February 16, 1976.
The district historically belonged to the Pfalz and the State of Speyer. This is symbolised in the arms with the lion of the Pfalz and the cross of Speyer. The wavy bar symbolises the Rhine river. The escutcheon shows the arms of the city of Germersheim.
Postal cancellation 1996
and acquisition of new heraldic material
Literature : Linder and Olzog, 1996.