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Merklingen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Merklingen, Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2018-12-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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Merklingen Municipality

Merklingen Banner

It is a green-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2018

Merklingen Coat of Arms

Shield Vert, issuant from base a mount chequered of Vert and Argent, on its top a small octagonal house Argent with port and two windows Sable.
All charges are referring to the production of linen. The house is the so called bleaching cottage, the chequered mount is symbolising the linen, drying on the local meadows.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2018

The arms were approved on 17 November 1952 by the provisional government, published in GABl 109/1953. The banner was approved on 6 October 1981 by the county administration, published in GABl 352/1982.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2018

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