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State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Düren
Additions : 1971 Abenden, Berg-Thuir, Bürvenich (partly), Muldenau, Obermaubach-Schlagstein (partly), Schmidt

Wappen von Nideggen / Arms of Nideggen
Official blazon
German In Gold einen rotbewehrten und -bezungten schwarzen Löwe mit der rechten Hinterpranke einen schrägrechts gestellten, blauen Pfeil haltend.
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The arms were granted on December 9, 1975, but have been used as the official arms of the city since 1953.

Nideggen received city rights in 1313 from Count Gerhard I of Jülich. The oldest seal shows the arms of the Counts of Jülich hanging on a hook. The present combination of the lion of Jülich and the arrow dates from the 16th century.

Wappen von Nideggen

The arms on a cover

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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.