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State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Emsland (until 1978 Lingen)
Samtgemeinde : Samtgemeinde Freren
Additions: 1974 Geringhusen, Lohe-Venslage, Lünsfeld, Ostwie, Overwater, Setlage, Suttrup

Wappen von Freren/Arms (crest) of Freren
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The arms were officially granted in 1950.

The arms show a water-lily branch, which is locally named the Aablume, the city is situated along the borders of the Aa river. The golden colour symbolises the sandy hill on which the city was built, among the marshlands.

The 19th century seals of the city showed only a crown in a shield. The meaning thereof is not known.

Arms (crest) of Freren

The arms on local emergency money from 1921
Wappen von Freren/Coat of arms (crest) of Freren

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925

Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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