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Dittenheim Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Dittenheim, Landkreis Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Dittenheim municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021
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Dittenheim Municipality

Dittenheim Banner

It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

Dittenheim Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, issuant from base a table mount Or, topped by two firs Argent, in central chief an impending inescutcheon quartered of Argent and Sable.
The mount is a representation of the local Gelber Berg (=yellow mountain), a local flat summit mount. The firs are symbolising forestal riches. The inescutcheon displays the arms of the Margraves of Ansbach, the former rulers.
Source: Klemens Stadler: "Neue Gemeindewappen in Mittelfranken", in: "Jahresbericht des Historischen Vereins Mittelfranken", 1955, pp.53-55
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

The arms were approved on 12 January 1952 by Minister of Interior of Bayern. The banner has not been approved officially.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

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