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Nieste Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Nieste, Landkreis Kassel, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Nieste municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 12 Nov 2006
approved 8 April 1982 See also:

Nieste Municipality

It is a red-white-green vertical tricolour with ratio of stripes approx. 2:9:2. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants: 1,752
Kassel County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 8 April 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, 12 Nov 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield parted per bend wavy of Argent and Vert, a pair of beech branches with three leaves each in counterchanged colours, embattled chief Gules charged with a scythe blade Argent in fess.
Blade and embattlements refer to the local Sensenstein castle. The bendy wavy line is representing Nieste River, name giver of the commune. The branches are representing the natural preserves Kaufunger Wald and Münden.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 June 2017

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