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Wohratal Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Wohratal, Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Wohratal municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 17 Sep 2006
in use since 1st August 1997 See also:

Wohratal Municipality

The banner is off centred quartered of red and white. The coat of arms is upon the common point of all quarters.
administration seat: Wohra
inhabitants 2,514
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner in use since 1 August 1997
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 17 Sep 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a Maltese cross Argent as cross of the Teutonic(?) Order, chief Gules three facetted 6-point stars Argent in fess, both field are separated by a bar wavy Argent.
The bar wavy is representing Wohra River, name giver of the municipality, stars and cross are representing the four villages Wohra, Halsdorf, Langendorf and Hertingshausen, forming the municipality. The stars are reminding on the Counts of Ziegenhain and the cross is representing the Huguenot village of Hertingshausen.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017

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