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Schöneck Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Schöneck, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-05-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schöneck banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 7 July 2006
approved 20 December 1988 See also:

Schöneck Municipality

Banner:
The banner is off-centred and embowed quartered of red and yellow. The coat of arms is on the common point of all quarters.
administration seat: Kilianstädten
inhabitants: 11,812
Main-Kinzig County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 20 December 1988
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 7 July 2006


Coat of Arms

Shield parted per chevron embowed; above Or, at dexter an eagle's head Sable, crowned, armed and tongued Gules, at sinister a fleur-de-lis Gules, beneath a horseshoe Or.
Meaning:
The arms are combining elements from the arms of the three former municipalities, forming Schöneck on 1 July 1970: The eagle of Büdesheim, the fleur-de-lys from Kilianstädten and the horseshoe from Oberdorfelden.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 May 2017


Oberdorfelden Village

[Oberdorfelden village banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 8 July 2006
approved 31 March 1966

Banner:
It is a yellow-red-yellow vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
incorporated on 1 July 1970
Main-Kinzig County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 31 March 1966
banner unofficial, used for traditional purposes only
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 8 July 2006


Oberdorfelden Coat of Arms

Shield Or a horseshoe Gules.
Meaning:
The arms were designed in the 1950 and are based on the only known seal of the village, dating from the 18th century. The horseshoe is most likely an old village symbol.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 May 2017


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