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Municipality of Rheurdt (Germany)

Gemeinde Rheurdt, Kreis Kleve, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rheurdt banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011
approved 11 August 1979 See also:

Banner

Description of banner:
It is a blue - yellow - blue triband with ratio 1:2:1. The charges of the coat of amrs are placed into a blue bannerhead.
Source: Source: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Rheurdt, version 1 October 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a silver (=white) stag's head topped by a golden Latin cross. In the chief are three golden apples ordered horizontally.
Meaning:
According to source the colours are those of the dukes of Geldern, the former rulers. The stag's head awith cross is symbolizing St.Hubert and the apples are symbolizing St. Nicolas/. They are the patron saints of Schaephuysen and Rheurdt.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Düsseldorf on 11 August 1979.


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