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Municipality of Rappin (Germany)

Gemeinde Rappin, Landkreis Vorpommern-Rügen, Amt Bergen auf Rügen, Mecklenburg-Westpomeran

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by german editorial team
Keywords: rappin | carot | horn | water lily leaf |
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Current Flag

[Rappin flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white over blue horizontal tricolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: [szh11], p.398
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2012

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
The lower half of the silver (=white) shield is mantled blue containing a silver (= white) leaf of water lily. Above in the dexter side is a carot in natural colour, in the sinister side is a red horn of chamois.
The horn is taken from the arms of the von Usedom kin. The carot is canting. The water lily is symbolizing the location on the shores of three lakes: Großer Jasmunder Bodden, Tetziner See and Rappiner See.
Source: [szh11], p.398
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2012

Flag and coat of arms were approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 21 May 2007, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0312.

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