Verbandsgemeinde Bitburg-Land

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BITBURG-LAND

State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm (until 1970 Bitburg)
Additions : 1970 Amt Bickendorf, Amt Bitburg-Land

Wappen von Verbandsgemeinde Bitburg-Land

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on June 15, 1972.

The chief symbolises the many castles in the municipality. The label itself symbolises the five former Verbandsgemeinde, which now form Bitburg-Land.
The lower part shows the arms of Lord Hurel von Bettingen. These arms are taken as a symbol for the Lords of Bettingen, the oldest known noble family in the area.
The bordure is a symbol for the Verbandsgemeinden in Rheinland-Pfalz.

To the Verbandsgemeinde belong:


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Literature : Wappenbuch der Verbandsgemeinde Bitburg-Land 1995. Rheinlan.jpg