Hohenfels (Oberpfalz)

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State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz (until 1973 Parsberg)
Additions: 1978 Großbissendorf, Markstetten, Raitenbuch

Wappen von Hohenfels (Oberpfalz)/Arms (crest) of Hohenfels (Oberpfalz)
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German In Blau ein silberner Felsenberg mit hoher Spitze, an die sich in gekrüpfter Stellung ein linksblickender, rot gezungter und rot bewehrter goldener Löwe klammert.
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The arms were granted to the town in 1540 by Friedrich III Prince-Elector of the Pfalz. In 1743 the arms were confirmed by Emperor Karl VII. The arms show a canting rock (Fels) with the lion of the Pfalz. Only on the seal from 1811 the lion is crowned, otherwise the arms have not changed.

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Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s

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