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Ostholstein-Mitte Subcounty (Germany)

Amt Ostholstein-Mitte, Ostholstein County, Schleswig-Holstein

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Municipality of Altenkrempe

Altenkrempe Municipal Flag

[Altenkrempe flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Oct 2008
approved 15 April 2008

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a blue flag, divided by a white horizontal line in the lower part of the sheet. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012

Altenkrempe Municipal Coat of Arms

[Altenkrempe coat of arms] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Oct 2008

Description of coat of arms:
In a silver (= white) shield is a red church with black roofs. Upon the sinister chiefpoint is a blue cornflower. The base is divided by a blue fess wavy.
Meaning:
The image shows the local parish church, built in the 13th century, spotted from the Southwest. The fess wavy is symbolizing the Kremper Au, a local creek. The flower is symbolizing agriculture. Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 15 April 2008. The coat of arms was approved on 28 April 1999. The artist is Hans Frieder Kühne from Barsbüttel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012


Municipality of Kasseedorf

Kasseedorf Municipal Flag

[Kasseedorf flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 16 Aug 2006
approved 4 October 1990

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a white flag. In the upper hoist corner is a blue isosceles triangle, in the lower fly corner a red one. In the centre of the hexagonal white part is the municipal coat of arms.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012

Kasseedorf Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided by five alternating, silver and blue, wavy bends sinister. Above right in a red field is a golden (= yellow), rooted oak. Below left in a green field is a golden (= yellow) hatchet.
Meaning:
Kasseedorf was first mentioned in 1201. Since 1238 it belonged to the monastery of Cismar. The village came to being tby forest clearings. This is symbolized by the oak tree and the hatchet as the proper instrument of uprooting. The wavy bends are symbolizing the little Schwentine river and two of her tributaries. The colours of the sheet are those of Schleswig-Holstein.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.202

The flag was approved on 4 October 1990. The coat of arms was approved on 29 May 1985. The artist is Wolf Victor Count of Westarp from Griebel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012


Municipality of Schashagen

Schashagen Municipal Flag

[Schashagen flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 8 Oct 2008
approved 6 June 2007

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a yellow over blue over yellow horizontal triband with ratio 1:8:1. In the centre of the blue stripe is the coat of arms without shield.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012

Schashagen Municipal Coat of Arms

[Schashagen coat of arms] image by Jörg Majewski, 8 Oct 2008

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a golden (= yellow) windmill. Below is a silver (= white) fleur de lis.
Meaning:
The windmill is the mill of Brodau, which was built in 1864 by the engineer Carl-Friedrich Thran from nearby Neustadt. The fleur de lis is an attribute of St. Gertrud. Before Schashagen was sold to Heinrich Rantzau in 1530, the village was a property of St. Gertrud's chapel in Neustadt.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 6 June 2007. The coat of arms was approved on 21 June 1999. The artist is Hans Frieder Kühne from Barsbüttel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012


Municipality of Schönwalde am Bungsberg

Schönwalde Municipal Flag

[Schönwalde am Bungsberg flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 18 Aug 2006
approved 4 October 1990

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white over red horizontal triband with ratio 1:4:1. In the centre of the white stripe is the coat of arms without shield. All green elements of the coat of arms are black upon flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012

Schönwalde Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In the base a green mountain with three peaks is superimposed by a golden (= yellow) cross bottony (German: Mauritiuskreuz). Above is an impending, symmetric, green branch of oak, consisting of four leaves and two acorns, which is topped by a red heraldic rose, barbed green and seeded golden (= yellow).
Meaning:
Mountain, branch and oak together are canting. The rose represents "beauty" (German: Schönheit), the oak represents wood (German: Wald) and mountain is representing the local Bungsberg, the highest "mountain" all over Schleswig-Holstein. The cross reminds on Schönwalde as a foundation of the monks of Cismar in the 12th century. The number of oak leaves is representing the former entities, which merged in 1938, forming nowadays Schönwalde. Schönwalde is the capital of the subcounty.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.310

The flag was approved on 4 October 1990. The coat of arms was approved on 11 February 1986. The artist is Siegfried Geisler from Schönwalde.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012


Municipality of Sierksdorf

Sierksdorf Municipal Flag

[Sierksdorf flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 24 Oct 2008
approved 21 April 2008

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012

Sierksdorf Municipal Coat of Arms

[Sierksdorf coat of arms] image by Jörg Majewski, 24 Oct 2008

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field are: above a silver (= white) seagull; in the middle a golden (= yellow) sheaf with seven ears of grain; below a silver (= white) fish.
Meaning:
The sheaf is representing agriculture. The seagull is representing spa and tourism. The fish is symbolizing fishery.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 21 April 2008. The coat of arms was approved on 2 August 1999. The artist is Hans Frieder Kühne from Barsbüttel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Dec 2012


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