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Reilingen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Reilingen, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg

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Municipality of Reilingen

Reilingen Banner

It is a blue - white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Oct 2013

Reilingen Coat of Arms

In a blue shield is a silver (= white) head of a hare, accompanied by three 8-point stars of the same colour.
Reilingen belonged to the Palatine Electorate from 1462 to 1802/1803. The current pattern already appeared on the oldest local court seal from 1719. It was surrounded by branches of palm and the shield was topped by a lion couchant and three more stars. In the 19th century just the hare's head was on the seals. The hare's origin is unknown. The colours of shield and flag are those of the Wittelsbach kin and were introduced in 1958.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

Based on the shield of the first seal the coat of arms was adopted by the municipality in 1901. The flag was adopted in 1958.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Oct 2013

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