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City of Uhingen (Germany)

Stadt Uhingen, Kreis Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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City of Uhingen

Uhingen City Banner

Description of banner:
It is a white - red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: local TV Rems-Murr, 5 April 2003, showing the baptism of Lufthansa jet "Uhingen"; information provided by Stefan Schwoon
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Jun 2013

Uhingen Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The red shield is divided by a silver (= white) fess wavy and has a canton of the same colour.
Meaning:
Before 1912 the local seal displayed a goose claw, which was also used on border stones. The fess wavy is symbolizing the Fils River, that runs through the municipality. The canton is taken from the arms of the Counts of Aichelberg, who ruled the area until 1332 when it became part of Württemberg.
Source: Stadler 1971, p.104

The coat of arms was designed and approved in 1912. The flag is in use at least since 1971.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Jun 2013


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