Querfurt (kreis)

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State : Sachsen-Anhalt
Incorporated into : 1994 Merseburg-Querfurt (2007 Saalekreis)

Wappen von Querfurt (kreis)

Official blazon

  • (de)


The arms were granted on July 31, 1934.

The arms are identical to the arms of the Lords of Quertfurt (later counts of Mansfeld). The Lords zu Quertfurt were of rather great importance as Margraves of Magdeburg and also as Imperial councellors. The original family became extict in 1496.

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Literature : Papendieck, H. : Die Wappen der Landkreise und kreisfreien Städte des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt. Landesarchiv Magdeburg, 1996. Sachsena.jpg