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City of Schleiden (Germany)

Stadt Schleiden, Kreis Euskirchen, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-10-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schleiden banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012
approved 19 August 1976 See also:

Current Flag

[Schleiden flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. In the centre of a plain green sheet is the coat of arms without shield
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012

Banner

Description of banner:
In the centre of a plain green sheet is the coat of arms without shield.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Schleiden, version 30 October 2009, information confirmed by Mr.Gusalic from the local administration
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a green field scattered with nine golden (= yellow) fleur de lis is a silver (= white), double-queued, rampant lion, crownde golden and tongued red. Stadler depicts the lion in a blue field also armed red. (version until 1972 ?)
Meaning:
According to source the whole ensemble is known from seals since the 13th century. They show the arms of the Counts of Schleiden, the founders of the city.
Sources: Stadler 1972, p.86 and 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Schleiden, version 30 October 2009
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on 19 August 1976.

Gmünd Borough Plain Flag

[Schleiden-Gmünd plain flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a green over white horizontal bicolour, also existing with coat of arms in the centre. .
Source: telephone call of Mr. Gusalic (city of Schleiden)
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Jan 2012


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