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Büchenbach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Büchenbach, Landkreis Roth, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Büchenbach municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Sep 2021
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Büchenbach Banner

It is a green-white-black vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Sep 2021

Büchenbach Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, an eradicated beech Vert, flanked by an inescutcheon quartered of Argent and Sable at dexter and an inescutcheon Sable parted by a bend Argent charged with three chevrons Gules at sinister, shield parted abased by a fess wavy Vert.
Beech (German: Buche) and fess wavy, representing a creek (German: Bach) are canting elements.The dexter shield displays the arms of the Margraves of Brandenburg-Ansbach, former rulers for centuries. The sinister shield displays the arms of the Lords of Kuedorfer, who had been imperial commissionaires and owned estates in the village in the 16th century.
Source: Josef Specht: "Kommunale Wappen und Fahnen im Landkreis Roth ", in: "Heimatkundliche Streifzüge. Schriftenreihe des Landkreises Roth " vol.18, 1999, p.44
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Sep 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 13 October 1982 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Mittelfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Sep 2021

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