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Rauschenberg City (Germany)

Stadt Rauschenberg, Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rauschenberg city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 22 Sep 2006
approved 1962 See also:

Rauschenberg City

It is a black-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants 4,744
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner approved 1962
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 Sep 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Sable an 8-point star Argent, beneath plain Or.
Rauschenberg became a city in 1266 and prints of the oldest seal exist since 1289. As the city was a possession of the Counts of Ziegenhain, the seal displayed a knight, holding a small shield with the present arms. These are the oldest arms of the Counts of Ziegenhain. Later seals only display this shield, sometimes with the typical goat-headed eagle (see Ziegenhain) as a crest. The number of points of the star was increased to eight.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.76
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017

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