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Hesel Comprehensive Municipality (East Frisia, Germany)

Samtgemeinde Hesel, Kreis Leer, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-06-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hesel SG flag] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014
approved 6 January 1995 See also:

Hesel Comprehensive Municipality

Hesel SG Flag

Description of flag:
It is a green over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: email from the municipal administration to Stefan Schwoon, dated 7 April 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014

Hesel SG Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess into silver (= white) over green. Above between two green fir trees stands a red church with three Gothic orgive windows and a stepped gable, which is crowned by a black cross. Below are three golden (= yellow) ears of grain ordered like a fan.
Meaning:
The church is symbolizing the monasteries on the municipal area, especially Barthe Monastery. The trees are symbolizing Heseler Wald, a local forest. The grain is symbolizing the rural character of the municipality.
Source: email from the municipal administration to Stefan Schwoon, dated 7 April 2004

Flag and coat of arms were approved by the county administration on 6 January 1995.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014


Brinkum Municipality

Brinkum Municipal Flag

[municipal flag] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014

Description of flag:
It is a green over white horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: Main State Archive Hannover, entry from 22 March 1977
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014

Brinkum Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess embattled into silver (= white) over green. Above are two green quatrefoils ordered per fess. Below is a silver (= white) jug with black zigzag ornaments.
Meaning:
The embattled line is symbolizing a former castle. The quatrefoils are symbolizing agriculture. The jug is symbolizing the numerous archaeological excavations in the area.
Source: WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014


Firrel Municipality

According to 2 of Hauptsatzung of Firrel Municipality, version 18 March 2014, the municipality has neither flag nor arms.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 June 2017


Hesel Municipality

Hesel Municipal Flag

[municipal flag] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014
approved 6 January 1995

Description of flag:
It is a green over white horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: email from the municipal administration to Stefan Schwoon, dated 7 April 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014

Hesel Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a silver shield are three green fir trees ordered per fess. The green base is superimposed by a golden (= yellow) post horn.
Source: email from the municipal administration to Stefan Schwoon, dated 7 April 2004

Flag and coat of arms were approved by the county administration on 6 January 1995.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014


Holtland Municipality

According to the municipal webpage the municipality has neither flag nor arms but a logo.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 June 2017


Neukamperfehn Municipality

According to the municipal webpage the municipality has neither flag nor arms but a logo.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 June 2017


Schwerinsdorf Municipality

Schwerinsdorf Municipal Flag

[municipal flag] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014

Description of flag:
It is a red over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: Main State Archive Hannover, entry from 1 September 1988
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014

Schwerinsdorf Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess into gold (= yellow) and red. The dexter side is displaying a red lozenge. The sinister side is displaying a golden (= yellow) 5-point star above and a quatrefoil of the same colour below.
Meaning:
Meaning: The Count of Schwerin had been district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Aurich at the beginning of the 19th century. To honour him, the village got its current name. The red lozenge in a golden field is taken from his personal arms. The star is alluding to the wayside inn named "The Golden Star". The pub had also been a coaching inn at the road from Leer to Westerstede. The quatrefoil is symbolizing the rural character of the village.
Source: WIKIPEDIA


Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jan 2014


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