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Ballenstedt City (Germany)

Stadt Ballenstedt, Harz County, Saxony-Anhalt

Last modified: 2019-04-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ballenstedt city banner] 5:2 image by Stefan Schwoon, 18 Apr 2001

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Ballenstedt is a small town just north of the Harz mountains. The coat of arms is derived from the arms of the Askanian kin, who came from the area of Ballenstedt. The helmet, mantling and crest ought to be black and yellow, but for better visual distinction dark red is used instead of black in the flag.
Source: Gü;nther 1996a
Stefan Schwoon, 18 Apr 2001

City Colours 1896

[Ballenstedt city colours 1896] 1:2 Ballenstedt city colours 1896 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Apr 2019

The colours were black and yellow, granted in 1896 by Duke Friedrich I of Anhalt.
Source: Anhaltischer Staats-Anzeiger, edition 7.11.1896, Dessau
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Apr 2019

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