Höchstadt an der Aisch (kreis)

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HÖCHSTADT AN DER AISCH (HÖS)

State : Bayern
Incorporated into : 1973 Erlangen-Höchstadt

Wappen von Höchstadt an der Aisch (kreis)

Official blazon

  • (de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on June 15, 1962.

The right part of the arms show the lion of Bamberg, the bishops of Bamberg were one of the largest land owners in the district. The unicorn is the arms of the Ritterkanton Steigerwald, one of the historical territories in the district. The arms with the unicorn are granted in 1718 by Emperor Charles VI.


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes. Bayern.jpg