Schleiz (kreis)

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State : Thüringen
Incorporated into : 1994 Saale-Orla Kreis

Wappen von Schleiz (kreis)

Official blazon

  • (de)


The arms were adopted in 1932.

The lion is taken from the arms of the Counts of Gera, to which the area historically belonged. The black cross is the cross of the Teutonic Order, which had possessions in Schleiz and Tanna. The flying fish refers to thearms of the Lords of Lobdeburg, the oldest known lords of the area.

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Literature : Ulle, 1994