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Hadamar City (Germany)

Stadt Hadamar, Landkreis Limburg-Weilburg, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hadamar city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 4 Sep 2006
in use since 1907 See also:

Hadamar City

It is a blue-white-yellow vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants 12,369
Limburg-Weilburg County
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner in use since 1907
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 4 Sep 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, two swords argent hilted Or crossed per saltire, surrounded by four Greek crosslets Argent.
The arms were approved in 1907 and are based on the seal of Oberhadamar, which dates from the 15th century. Instead of two swords, the seal displayed two sceptres, probably just maces or staffs of office. From 1570 they had been replaced by short swords, sometimes called daggers. The origin and meaning of the arms is not known.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.44
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2017

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