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Blason de Wissembourg/Arms (crest) of Wissembourg

Country : France

Département : Bas-Rhin

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Official blazon
French De gueules à un château-fort d'argent, ouvert du champ, coulissé de sable, à deux tours crénelées d'argent, le tout ajouré et maçonné de sable.
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The arms are canting, the name is derived from Weissen-Burg or white-castle. The castle already appeared on 13th century seals of the city and the arms basically have never been changed since.

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Literature: Les armoiries des communes du Bas-Rhin. Tome I : Chefs-lieux de cantons. 1947

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