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Maihingen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Maihingen, Landkreis Donau-Ries, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-05-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Maihingen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 02 May 2021
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Maihingen Municipality

Maihingen Banner

It is a red-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 02 May 2021

Maihingen Coat of Arms

Shield Gules parted by a saltire Or, inescutcheon Argent charged with two bear paws Gules in saltire, armed Or.
The golden saltire is taken from the arms of the Counts of Oettingen, former local rulers. The inescutcheon displays the family arms of the Lords of Maihingen. The kin lived in the village between 1280 and 1372 and its members were vassals of the Counts of Oettingen.
Source: Josef Walter König: Die Wappen der Kommunen im Landkreis Donau-Ries, Donauwörth 2001, pp.80-81
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 02 May 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 4 February 1959 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 02 May 2021

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