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Großlohra Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Großlohra, Landkreis Nordhausen, Thüringen

Last modified: 2021-03-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Großlohra municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2021
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Großlohra Municipality

Großlohra Banner

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:3:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top in the white stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2021

Großlohra Coat of Arms

Shield Gules a lion rampant Argent crowned Or holding a crozier Or by his forepaws snd surrounded by four linden leaves Or.
The lion is taken from an old seal and is referring to the former County and subcounty (Amt) Lohra, which used a lion in its seal and arms. The lion was used by the Counts of the Lohra castle. The crozier is referring to the former Benedictine Convent of Münchenlohra. The linden leaves refer to the four villages in the municipality: Friedrichslohra, Großwenden, Kleinwenden and Münchenlohra. The linden is a common tree in the village.
Sources: German WIKIPEDIA and Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 29 March 1996.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2021

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