Verbandsgemeinde Bitburg-Land

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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



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