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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
|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.
The arms on a cover
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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.