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Flotwedel Comprehensive Municipality (Germany)

Samtgemeinde Flotwedel, Landkreis Celle, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-03-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[SG Flotwedel flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017
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Current Flag

The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a yellow over blue over yellow horizontal 3-stripes flag with ratio 1:3:1 and centred arms.
Sources: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of SG Flotwedel, version 26 June 2001 and municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

Coat of Arms

The shield is Or, between two barrulets wavy Azure is a watermill's wheel Azure.
Meaning:
The four spokes of the wheel are representing the four municipalities, belonging to Flotwedel, the 18 paddles are representing the 18 settlements of the comprehensive municipality. The barrulets are representing Aller River (above) and Fuhse Creek (below).
Source: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of SG Flotwedel, version 26 June 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017


Bröckel Municipality

Bröckel Flag

[Bröckel flag] 2:3 image by Jörg Majewski,3 Mar 2017

The flag's ratio is 2:3. It is a yellow over blue over yellow horizontal 3-stripes flag with ratio 1:3:1 and arms shifted to the hoist.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider,3 Mar 2017

Bröckel Banner

[Bröckel banner] 2:1 image by Jörg Majewski,3 Mar 2017

The banner's ratio is 2:1. It is a yellow-blue-yellow vertical 3-stripes flag with ratio 1:3:1 and arms shifted to the top within the blue stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider,3 Mar 2017

Bröckel Coat of Arms

The shield is Or, a pale Azure charged with a harness Or garnished Argent, at dexter a bulrush Vert, at sinister a grain ear Vert.
Source:
this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider,3 Mar 2017


Eicklingen Municipality

Eicklingen Flag

[Eicklingen flag] 2:3 image by Jörg Majewski, 3 Mar 2017

The flag's ratio is 2:3. It is a green over white horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Source:
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

Eicklingen Banner

[Eicklingen banner] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 3 Mar 2017

The banner's ratio is 2:1. It is a green-white vertical bicolour with arms shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

Eicklingen Coat of Arms

The shield is Argent. Issuant from a base Vert is an oak tree Vert with three acorns Or, the stem is charged with a pair of scales Or, superimposed by sword Argent hilted Or and pointing to base.
Meaning:
The municipality's name is derived from Ekelege (1350) or Eek-lage (= oak ground). The oak is thus canting. The acorns are representing the former municipalities Groß Eicklingen, Klein Eicklingen and Sandlingen. Sword and scales here are symbolizing, that Eicklingen had been seat of a court.
Source:
this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017


Langlingen Municipality

Langlingen Flag

[Langlingen flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

It is a blue over white over blue horizontal 3-stripes flag with ratio 1:3:1 and centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

Langlingen Coat of Arms

The shield is Azure. In centre is a hinge Argent flanked by two golden grain ears. In base a waggon's wheel and a cogwheel ordered per fess, both Argent and having six spokes.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017


Wienhausen Municipality

Wienhausen Flag#1

[Wienhausen flag#1] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

It is a white over red horizontal bicolour with arms shifted to the hoist.
Source: communal webpage Flotwedel
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

Wienhausen Flag#2

[Wienhausen flag#2] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

It is a red over white horizontal bicolour with arms shifted to the hoist.
Source: this online catalogue
Please not that 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Wienhausen Municipality, version 27 August 2001 doesn't mention any flag but simply colours red and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017

Wienhausen Coat of Arms

The shield is Argent with base Vert, charges with a barrulet wavy Argent. Issuant from base is a building Gules with stepped gable, flanked by two towers of the same and two oak leves Vert in chief. Over all is an inescutcheon Or, charged with a lion rampant Azure, armed and tongued Gules and a heartlet Gules between his paws.
Meaning:
The building is the local monastery. The barrulet wavy is representing Aller River. The inescutcheon is displaying the arms of Celle County. Wienhausen is seat of SG Flotwedel
Source: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of Wienhausen Municipality, version 27 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2017


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