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Verden County (Germany)

Landkreis Verden, Lower Saxony

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Verden County

Verden County Flag

It is a blue-yellow-blue horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:3:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the yellow stripe.
Jörg Majewski, 11 Jan 2008

Verden County Coat of Arms

[Verden County arms] image by Jörg Majewski, 11 Jan 2008

Shield Azure parted by a bar wavy Argent, above a horse passant Argent, beneath three grain ears in fan flanked by two grain leaves all Or.
The horse is a symbol for the present State of Niedersachsen, and for the Kingdom of Hannover, to which the county belonged, as well. The wavy bar symbolises the rivers Weser and Aller. The base symbolises the agricultural character of the county.
Source: Stadler 1964, p.92
Jarig Bakker, 11 Jan 2008

The flag was approved on 20 August 1980. The arms were approved on 14 August 1948 by Minister of Interior of Lower Saxony.
Jörg Majewski, 6 Jan 2008

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