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Civic heraldry of Germany
Deutsche Wappen

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State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Holzminden
Additions : 1974 Meinbrexen
Samtgemeinde : Samtgemeinde Boffzen

Wappen von Lauenförde

Official blazon



The arms were granted in 1927 and based on a seal of the Amt Lauenförde from 1779. The lion is the so-called Welfen-lion, indicating that the town belonged to this family. The waves symbolise the Weser. Lauenförde is situated on the Weser and used to be one of the major crossing points of this river. It has also been stated that the arms are canting, derived from Löwenfurt (Lion-ford).

Wappen von Lauenförde

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

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