Mittweida (kreis)

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State : Sachsen
Additions: 1994 Hainichen, Rochlitz, Chemnitz (partly)
Incorporated into : 2008 Mittelsachsen

Wappen von Mittweida (kreis)/Arms (crest) of Mittweida (kreis)
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The arms were granted on November 17, 1995.

The lion is the lion of Meissen, as the largest part of the district historically belonged to Meissen. The three bends symbolise the Zwickauer Mulde, Chemnitz and Zschopau rivers in the district.

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Literature: Linder and Olzog, 1996.