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Holzheim Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Holzheim, Landkreis Donau-Ries, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-05-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Holzheim municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 05 May 2021
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Holzheim Banner

It is a blue-white-red vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 05 May 2021

Holzheim Coat of Arms

Shield parted by a pallet wavy Argent, at dexter Azure five 5-point stars Or in quincunx, at sinister Gules a jug Argent.
The five stars are taken from the Arms of the kin Riederer of Paar, who owned the local district (German: Hofmark) in the Medieval They had also been reeves of Rain and Neuburg. The stars are also alluding to the five settlement cores. The jug is taken from the arms of the Lords of Holzheim, who had been in service of the Counts of Graisbach. The kin was first mentioned in 1193 and died out in 1449. Their family arms displayed a watering can.The pallet wavy is representing the Kleine Paar, a local river.
Source: Josef Walter König: Die Wappen der Kommunen im Landkreis Donau-Ries, Donauwörth 2001, pp.74-75
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 05 May 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 4 February 1988 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Schwaben.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 05 May 2021

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