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City of Emmerich (Germany)

Stadt Emmerich, Kreis Kleve, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-09-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Emmerich flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jul 2011 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: 2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Emmerich, version 5 June 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jul 2011

Banner

[Emmerich banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jul 2011

Description of banner:
It is a red - white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: Source: 2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Emmerich, version 5 June 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red shield is a silver (=white), wooden bucket having a handle of the same colour.
Meaning:
According to source the arms are canting (German: Eimer = bucket). The pattern appeared on seals since the 14th century. The colours are well known since about 1600.
Sources: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Emmerich, version 5 June 2001 and Stadler 1972, p.36
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jul 2011

Plain Flag reported 1972

[Emmerich plain flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white horizontal bicolour.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.36
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007


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