Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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It is a blue-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner in use since 1952
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 21 Sep 2006
Shield parted per fess, above Or a demi-lion issuant Azure, armed and tongued Gules and surrounded by five billets Azure, beneath Azure divided by a saltire Or, each quarter charged with three crosslets Or.
The lion is representing the Counts of Solms, the former rulers. The saltire, with modified tinctures is representing the Lords of Merenburg. Each crosslet is representing one of the 12 villages belonging to the municipality: Damm, Etzelmühle, Nanz, Willershausen, Reimershausen, Rodenhausen, Altenvers, Kirchvers, Rollshausen, Seelbach and Weipoltshausen. The arms were granted on occasion of the local 1200-years festival
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017
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