Hofkirchen (Donau)

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HOFKIRCHEN

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Passau (until 1973 Vilshofen)
Additions : 1970 Hilgartsberg; 1978 Garham (partly)

Wappen von Hofkirchen (Donau)

Official blazon

In Blau eine eintürmige silberne Kirche mit roten Dächern in Seitenansicht.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1481 by Duke Georg the rich of Bayern-Landshut.

The church is a canting element (Kirche). During the centuries the size and shape of the church has often changed, and in the 16th century the church was shown standing on a small green hill. The above arms are according to the old document from 1481.

Wappen von Hofkirchen (Donau)

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925


Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes. Bayern.jpg