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Municipality of Bönebüttel (Germany)

Gemeinde Bönebüttel, Kreis Plön, Schleswig-Holstein

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bönebüttel municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 5 Aug 2006
approved 8 December 2001 See also:

Municipality of Bönebüttel

Bönebüttel Municipal Flag

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2013

Bönebüttel Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per chevron into silver (= white) over red. Above right is a blue blade of a spade. Above left is a blue ear of grain. Below is a silver (= white) mitre.
Meaning:
The municipality is first mentioned in 1141 and was a subject of interest in the 12th century of the monastery of Neumünster and later on Bordesholm. This is symbolized by the mitre. It is also alluding to the founder of the municipality, who became bishop of Oldenburg later on. The chevron is alluding to Husberg, which had been incorporated in 1939. Spade and grain are symbolizing agriculture. The colours are those of Schleswig-Holstein.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.92

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 8 December 2001. The artist is Henning Höppner from Plön.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2013


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