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Wittnau Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Wittnau, Landkreis Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2019-12-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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Wittnau Municipality

Wittnau Banner

It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Nov 2019

Wittnau Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Azure a church Or on top of a mount issuant Vert, at sinister Or a bear rampant Sable armed and tongued Gules.
The village was a settlement core of Sankt Gallen Abbey in the Medieval. It was first mentioned in 768. The dexter half displays the bear from the arms of the abbey. The sinister half refers to the location of the local church with a bulbous spire on top of a mountain.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Nov 2019

Banner and arms were approved on 3 September 1963 by Minister of Interior of Baden-Württemberg, published in GABl 687/1963.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Nov 2019

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