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Linden City (Germany)

Stadt Linden, Landkreis Gießen, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Linden city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 22 Aug 2006
approved 1 October 1982 See also:

Linden city

Banner: It is a vertical red-white-red 3-stripes banner with ratio approx. 1:5:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the white stripe.
administration seat: Großen-Linden
inhabitants 12,271
Gießen county
district Gießen, state Hesse
town formed at 1 January 1977 of 2 villages
flag approved 1 October 1982
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther, with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 22 Aug 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, a double-headed crane Argent armed Or, in base superimposed by an inescutcheon Argent. The inescutcheon is charged with a linden tree Vert issuant from an embowed base Vert.
The linden is representing Großen-Linden borough and is canting. The crane is representing Leihgestern borough.
The arms are officially in use since 1980.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2017

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