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Goslar county (Germany)

Landkreis Goslar, Lower Saxony

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[Goslar County flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Dec 2007
Flag adopted 2 Mar 1977

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Goslar county

County: Goslar
county seat: Goslar
area: 965.07 qkm
population: 149,656
divisions: 15 municipalities, incl. 7 in 2 Samtgemeinden*, 1 city, 9 towns
*A "Samtgemeinde" (SG*), also called "collective municipality" is a combination of several municipalities to an administrative community  in Lower Saxony.
Jörg Majewski, 20 Dec 2007

Goslar county banner

[Goslar County banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Dec 2007

Goslar county CoA

[Goslar County arms] image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Dec 2007
adopted 2 Mar 1977

Aditions : 1977 Blankenburg, Zellerfeld, Goslar-city
The arms were granted on 8 August 1931.
The arms are a combination of the eagle taken from the arms of Goslar and the lion of the Schladen family. The latter played a major role in the local history between 1110 and 1362.
Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.
Source: Ralf Hartemink.