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Ottrau Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Ottrau, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ottrau municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 22 Oct 2006
in use since August 1997 See also:

Ottrau Municipality

It is a black-white-blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants: 2463
Werra-Meißner County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner in use since August 1997
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 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, an otter passant Sable, in base a bar wavy Azure, chief Sable charged with four 6-point stars Or.
The arms show a canting otter above a wavy bar, representing the nam given Otter creek in the municipality. Ottrau means "meadow of otter". Acc. to Ralf Hartemink the stars are representing the 6 former municipalities of Ottrau.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 June 2017

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