|Municipal assoc.||Bad Kreuznach|
|• Mayor||Gerlinde Freithofer-Hohenegg|
|• Total||1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi)|
|Elevation||180 m (590 ft)|
|• Density||87/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Tiefenthal is a municipality in the district of Bad Kreuznach in Rhineland-Palatinate, in western Germany.
Bad Kreuznach is a district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Rhein-Hunsrück, Mainz-Bingen, Alzey-Worms, Donnersbergkreis, Kusel and Birkenfeld.
Rhineland-Palatinate is a state of Germany.
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.
The coat of Arms of Tiefenthal includes a sword, a hammer, and a lion, each with symbolic significance beyond traditional heraldry. The lion is included because of a local folk tale wherein a pride of lions came out of the nearby forest one day in antiquity and terrorized the town for twelve days and twelve nights, only to disappear at dawn on the twelfth day. To this day, a superstitious fear of all feline animals persists.
The sword and hammer shown in the coat of arms relate to the same story. The town blacksmith is said to have created a sword and a hammer to drive the lions out of town, but neither was finished before the lions left of their own accord. These weapons are said to be buried with the blacksmith who died of grief over his wife, maimed in the lion attack because of his dedication to the creation of the two weapons.
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