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Nabburg County until 1972 (Oberpfalz District, Bavaria, Germany)

Landkreis Nabburg

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[Nabburg County until 1972 (Oberpfalz District, Bavaria, Germany)] 5:2
by Stefan Schwoon
Flag and coat-of-arms adopted 19th October 1963, abolished 30th June 1972

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Blue-yellow, adopted 19.10.1963. Integrated into Schwandorf county during the 1972 municipal reform. Sources: Linder and Schmidt 2000, arms image from Stadler 1964-1972.

Stefan Schwoon, 1 August 2001

From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:

The arms were granted on October 19, 1963. The arms are partly canting; the fish in the upper half symbolises the Naab river, the tower in the lower half the castle (Burg). Fishing has also been of economic importance historically. The tower also symbolises the fact that the area was on the border with Bohemia. The blue fess on yellow is derived from the arms of the Lords of Nothaft, one of the local noble families.

Literature: Stadler 1964-1972.

Santiago Dotor, 3 July 2003