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Region : Midtjylland
Amt (until 2007) : Ringkøbing
Additions : 1970 Arnborg, Gjellerup, Ilskov, Rind, Simmelkær, Sinding, Snejbjerg, Sunds, Tjørring, Ørre; 2007 Aulum-Haderup (1970 Avlum-Hodsager, Grove, Haderup), Trehøje (1970 Nørre Omme, Timring, Vildbjerg-Nøvling, Vinding-Vind), Åskov (1970 Assing, Skarrild, Sønder Felding)
The arms were granted in 1914.
The wall is a symbol for the city, which was built on drained marshlands, which are symbolised by the wavy bar in the base of the shield. The hammer is taken as a canting symbol for the former Hammerum district, in which the city is situated. The bird is a golden plover (hjejle), a typical bird for the marshlands.
The arms as shown in the Kaffe Hag album from the 1930s.
The arms as shown on a cigarette card from 1926
The arms as shown in the 1980s.
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Literature: Achen, 1982