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Amerang Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Amerang, Landkreis Rosenheim, Bayern

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[Amerang municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021
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Amerang Banner

It is a white-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021

Amerang Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms: Shield parted per fess, above Argent a forceps Gules in fess, beneath Azure a fess Argent charged with a bar Sable.
The forceps are taken from the family arms of the Lords of Amerang, local rulers between the 12th and 14th century. Fess and barrulet are taken from the arms of the Laiming kin, local rulers between the 14th and 16th century. Blue and white are the tinctures of Bayern.
Source: "Unser Landkreis Rosenheim", 3rd edition, Bamberg 1994, pp. 107,110,126
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021

The arms were approved on 11 June 1969 by Minister of Interior of Bayern. The banner was never approved officially.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021

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