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City of Schönberg (Germany)

Stadt Schönberg, Landkreis Nordwestmecklenburg, Amt Schönberger Land, Mecklenburg-Westpome

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by german editorial team
Keywords: schoenberg | cross(latin) | coronet | inescutcheon | tricolour |
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Current Flag

[Schönberg(Meckl.) flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a red over yellow over blue horizontal tricolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: [szh11], p.178
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is twice divided per fess into red, golden (= yellow) and blue. In a red inescutcheon is a silver (= white) Latin cross topped by a coronet in natural colour.
According to source the colours in the shield are those of Mecklenburg. The inescutcheon shows the arms of the Bishopric (later Principality) of Ratzeburg.
Source: [szh11], p.178
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Flag and coat of arms were approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 22 October 1997, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0139.

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