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Emskirchen Market Town (Germany)

Markt Emskirchen, Landkreis Neustadt an der Aisch-Bad Windsheim, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-11-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Emskirchen town banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2020
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Emskirchen Market Town

Emskirchen Banner

It is a black-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2020

Emskirchen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Sable on base Vert a Romanic church Argent with roofs Gules issuant from dexter, at sinister Argent a hound's head quartered of Argent and Sable tongued Gules.
The arms are based on seals. They are known since the early 17th century and by pictures from 1767. The hound was the crest of the Burgraves of Nürnberg, margraves since 1317. The church is a canting element.
Source: Stadler 1965, p.46
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2020

Banner and arms were adopted in 1962 by the local council.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2020

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