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State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Stade
Samtgemeinde : Samtgemeinde Horneburg

Wappen von Horneburg/Arms (crest) of Horneburg
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The arms are canting showing a horn and a castle (Burg), and were officially granted in 1948.

Horneburg was founded in the 12th century by the Bishops of Bremen, who built a fortress, which later grew into the town. The local council used only a horn in its seal.

Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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