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State : Brandenburg
District (Kreis) : Havelland (until 1993 Nauen
Additions: 2003 Berge, Bergerdamm, Börnicke, Groß Behnitz, Kienberg, Klein Behnitz, Lietzow, Markee, Ribbeck, Tietzow, Wachow.

Wappen von Nauen
Official blazon
German In Silber ein schrägrechtsgestellter blauer Karpfen.
English blazon wanted


The arms were officially granted on January 7, 1994.

The seals and arms of the city use a fish since the middle of the 14th century. The fish probably indicated the importance of fisheries in the region. This lasted until the drainage of the Hevellander Luchs lakes in the middle of the 18th century. Until 1720 the hish was a pike, ever since a carp. The reason for the change is not known. One speculative reason is that the carp is a more friendly fish, which would reflect the character of the inhabitants...

Siegel von Nauen

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Wappen von Nauen

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Nauen

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

The arms in the Wappen-Sammlung (+/- 1900)
Wappen von Nauen

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

The arms in the Abadie albums
Wappen von Nauen

The arms in the Emmerlinge albums
Wappen von Nauen

The arms on a postcard

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Literature: Bensing et al., 1984