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Ehrenberg (Rhön) Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Ehrenberg (Rhön), Landkreis Fulda, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ehrenberg (Rhön) municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 11 Oct 2006
approved 23 May 1988 See also:

Ehrenberg (Rhön) Municipality

It is an armourial banner (banner of arms).
administration seat: Wüstensachsen
inhabitants: 2,732
Fulda County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 23 May 1988
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 11 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

The shield displays a modified Franconian rake, charged in base with the blossom Argent seeded Or of a Carline thistle (Latin: Carlina acaulis)
The village probably was a possession of the i>Bishops of Würzburg until 1802 and thus displays the Franconian rake. The higher central point of the rake is symbolising the location of the municipality in the mountains of Hohe Rhön. The thistle is symbolising the local flora.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 June 2017

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