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Hambergen Comprehensive Municipality (Germany)

Samtemeinde Hambergen, Landkreis Osterholz, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: hambergen(sg) | hambergen | axstedt | holste | luebberstedt | vollersode | bar(wavy) | lozenges(5) | triplemount | oak(leaf) | antler |
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[SG Hambergen flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2017 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a green-grey-green horizontal triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: 2 of Hauptsatzung of Hambergen Comprehensive Municipality, version 23 February 2012
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2017

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Argent; in chief five lozenges Gules ordered 3:2; issuant from base a triplemount Vert, charged with a bar wavy Argent.
Meaning:
The five lozengess are representing the five municipalities, that form the comprehensive municipality as follows: Axstedt, Hambergen proper, Holste, Lübberstedt, Vollersode. The base is canting. The bar wavy is representing Hamme River. The triplemount is representing local hillls (German: Berge)
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2017


No Flag Entities

Description of current flag:
According to 2 of Hauptsatzung of their Hauptsatzungen all municipalities except Axstedt have no proper flags: Hambergen (version 4 April 2012), Holste (version 14 May 2012), Lübberstedt (version 3 April 2012), Vollersode (version 8 March 2012)
Source: Hambergen Comprehensive Municipality, version 23 February 2012
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2017


Axstedt Municipality

[Axstedt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2017

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a green-white-green horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:3:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2017

Axstedt Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Vert, an oak leaf Or, flanked by two antlers Argent, in base a bar wavy Argent.
Meaning:
The wavy bar is symbolising the Billerbeck creek, which flows through the village. Antlers and leaf both are symbolising the Axstedt Forest, which was already mentioned in the Middle Ages as a large wood.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2017


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