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City of Torgelow (Germany)

Stadt Torgelow, Landkreis Vorpommern-Greifswald, Amt Torgelow-Ferdinandshof, Mecklenburg-Westpomeran

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

[Torgelow(LK Vorp.--Greifswald) flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Feb 2012

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white over blue horizontal triband. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: [szh11], p.419
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Feb 2012

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per pale. The dexter side shows black hammer and mallet in a silver (= white) field. The sinister side shows a red griffin's head, armed golden (= yellow) and tongued red in a blue field.
The griffin's head is alluding to Pomerania, hammer and mallet are symbolizing the local iron mongery.
Source: [szh11], p.419
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Feb 2012

The flag was approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 27 February 1992, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0012, the coat of arms is traditional and was adopted before 1898.

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