|Heraldry of the World |
Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms were granted on February 7, 1950.
The upper part shows the eagle of the Counts of Leiningen and the lion of the Counts of <a href=z/zweibruc|Zweibrücken]], who ruled the area in medieval times. The base shows a canting Spirke (juniper) and bend (Bach=brook, stream).
Literature : Debus, 1988