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Heinersreuth Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Heinersreuth (Germany), Landkreis Bayreuth, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-08-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Heinersreuth municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 4 Aug 2020
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Heinersreuth Municipality

Heinersreuth Banner

It is a white-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Aug 2020

Heinersreuth Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a sinister facing heron vigilant Argent, holding an inescutcheon Argent charged with a belt-buckle Gules by his left claw.
The heron is taken from the arms of the Lords of Weiher, who ruled Heinersreuth from 1464 until 1604 and owned Altenglos from 1464 until 1549. The buckle is taken from the arms of the Lords of Wallenrode, who ruled Altenglos from 1549 until 1728.
Source: Haus der bayrischen Geschichte
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Aug 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 27 August 1979 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Aug 2020


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