Salzwedel (kreis)

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SALZWEDEL (SAW)

State : Sachsen-Anhalt
Incorporated into : 1994 Altmarkkreis Salzwedel

Wappen von Salzwedel (kreis)

Official blazon

  • (de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on August 17, 1937.

The upper part of the arms shows the eagle of Brandenburg, as the county was part of Brandenburg since 1807. The lower part is the arms of the family of the Askanier.


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Literature : Papendieck, H. : Die Wappen der Landkreise und kreisfreien Städte des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt. Landesarchiv Magdeburg, 1996.