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Unterwachingen Municipality (Germany)

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

Last modified: 2018-12-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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Unterwachingen Municipality

Unterwachingen Municipal Banner

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Klaus-Michael Schneider,16 June 2013

Unterwachingen Municipal Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Argent a N-shaped wolf trap Gules, below Gules sword key in saltire, both Argent.
The upper half displays the arms of the Lords of Emerkingen, local rulers of the village in the 13th century. Sword and key are taken from the arms of Obermarchtal Monastery, to which the village had been pawned and later on sold. The village remained a dominion of Obermarchtal until 1803.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

Banner and coat of arms were approved on 9 July 1987 by the county administration, published in GABl 689/1988.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,16 June 2013

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