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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
State : Sachsen
District (Kreis) : Bautzen (until 2008 Hoyerswerda Urban District)
Additions : 1890 Amtsanbau, Burglehn, Haag; 1957 Kühnicht, Klein Neida; 1993 Bröthen; 1994 Knappenrode; 1996 Schwarzkollm, Zeißig; 1998Dörgenhausen
In Silber auf grünen Hügeln drei grüne Eichbäume mit Blättern und Früchten, die unteren Äste gestümmelt.
The arms are known from the seals of the city since the 16th century. The three oak branches are derived from the arms of the family Berka von der Duba, who granted the city rights in 1423. The arms are canting, Dub means oak in the Slavic/Sorbic language.
The municipal stamp shown in 1892
The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Literature : Bensing et al., 1984
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