The federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was formed through the merger of the historic regions of Mecklenburg and Vorpommern after World War II. The both bull’s heads refer to Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the griffin is a symbol for Pomerania (Pommern), the eagle of Brandenburg refers to the Uckermark, which is divided between Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Brandenburg today.
- Coat of arms of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Wikipedia)
- Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Wikipedia)
- Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Wikipedia)