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Stephanskirchen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Stephanskirchen, Landkreis Rosenheim, Bayern

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

It is a green-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Apr 2021

Stephanskirchen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess; above Vert, a saint issuant Argent, nimbed Or and holding a book Gules and two stones Or by his left hand; beneath Argent a cockle boat Vert.
The saint is St. Stephen, name giver and local patron saint, recognisable by his attributes stones and book. The boat is representing Hofleiten and Schloßberg, the location of the former Rosenheim Castle. The boat is also alluding to shipping and fishing on the inn River. The green colour is stressing the rural character.
Source: Stadler 1968, p.71
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Apr 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 10 July 1954 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Apr 2021

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