Oberviechtach (kreis)

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State : Bayern
Incorporated into : 1973 Schwandorf

Wappen von Oberviechtach (kreis)

Official blazon



The arms were granted on December 18, 1963.

The arms are based on the old arms of the Ortenburg branch of the Sponheim dynasty. The Ortenburg family acquired the area in the 12th century and it remained in their possession until the second half of the 13th century.

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