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Egelsbach (Germany)

Gemeinde Egelsbach, Landkreis Offenbach, district Darmstadt, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-03-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Egelsbach banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 4 Aug 2006
adopted 31 Mar 1966 See also:

Presentation of Egelsbach Municipality

inhabitants 9,644
Offenbach county
district Darmstadt, state Hesse
flag adopted 31 March 1966
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther, with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 4 Aug 2006

Egelsbach Banner

It is a green-white-green-white-green vertical banner, the ratio of stripes is approx. 1:3:12:3:1. The coat of arms is in the central stripe shifted to the top.
Jörg Majewski, 4 Aug 2006

Egelsbach Arms

The shield is Argent and displays an oak twig Vert with three acorns, issuant from a heart Gules.
The old seals of the town, the oldest dating from 1622, all disply an oak leaf, as the village historically belonged to the Dreieich Forest Estate, Dreieich meaning "three oaks". On the seals the tree is rising from clear roots. The arms were officially approved in 1953.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.29
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2017

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