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Sömmerda County (Germany)

Landkreis Sömmerda, Thüringen

Last modified: 2020-02-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sömmerda county banner] 5:2 image by Stefan Schwoon, 16 Mar 2001 See also:

Sömmerda County

Sömmerda County Banner

It is a white-red vertical bicolour with coat of arms shifted to the top.
Source: Ulle 2000.
Stefan Schwoon, 16 Mar 2001

Sömmerda County Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale; at dexter barry of ten of Sable and Or a crancelin Vert; at sinister Azure a lion rampant barry of eight of Gules and Argent, crowned and armed Or; chevron embowed Gules issuant from base and charged with a wheel Argent,
Meaning:
The colours are derived from the arms. The arms show the arms of the three former territories to which most of the district belonged: Saxony (upper left), Thuringia (lion) and Mainz (wheel).
Source: Linder and Olzog 1996.
Santiago Dotor, 26 Feb 2002

The arms were approved on 7 December 1994. The banner was approved on 20 December 1999.
Santiago Dotor, 26 Feb 2002