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Oberaudorf Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Oberaudorf, Landkreis Rosenheim, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-05-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Oberaudorf municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Apr 2021
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Oberaudorf Municipality

Oberaudorf Banner

It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in a white bannerhead.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Apr 2021

Oberaudorf Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a falcon Or with necklace Gules on top of a mount issuant Or.
Meaning: The falcon is taken from the arms of the Counts of Falkenstein, who became extinct in 1272. The tinctures are known since 1605 and also the necklace as a distinguishing mark. The nearby Auerburg castle was a possession of the counts between 1180 and 1248. The pattern variied in details, sometimes the falcon was depicted as armed and tongued Gules.
Source: Stadler 1968, p.32
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Apr 2021

The banner was confirmed on 7 January 1954 and the arms were approved on 19 December 1921 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Apr 2021

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