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Fischen in Allgäu Municipality Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Fischen im Allgäu Municipality, Landkreis Oberallgäu, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-09-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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Fischen in Allgäu Municipality

Fischen Banner

It is a yellow-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2020

Fischen Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, two fish haurient embowed addorsed Or, chief Or three lozenges Gules.
The fish are canting. The village was mentioned in 905 as "Fiskina" (= fishing village). The lozenges are taken from the arms of the Counts of Königsegg-Rothenfels, local rulers since 1564.
Source: Richard Dertsch: "Landkreis Sonthofen - Historisches Ortsnamenbuch von Bayern, Schwaben 7", München 1974, p.47
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2020

The arms were approved on 25 May 1950 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2020

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