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Tarmstedt Comprehensive Municipality (Germany)

Samtgemeinde Tarmstedt, Landkreis Rotenburg an der Wümme, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-07-19 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Tarmstedt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Nov 2011
Tarmstedt municipal flag See also:

Tarmstedt Comprehensive Municipality (SG)

SG Tarmstedt has no proper flag but shares the symbols of Tarmstedt Municipality.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


Breddorf Municipality

Breddorf Flag

[Breddorf municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
It is a green-white-green horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 3:8:3. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Breddorf Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield parted per fess, above Argent an oak leaf Vert flanked by two fir cones Gules, beneath Gules a wolf passant Argent.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


Bülstedt Municipality

Bülstedt Flag

[Bülstedt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
It is a green-white-green horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 3:8:3. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Bülstedt Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Vert, divided by a bendlet sinister Argent, in dexter chief a watermill Argent with millwheel Sable, in sinister base a dolmen Or surrounded by a circle of stones of the same.
Meaning:
The municipality has two settlement cores: Bülstedt proper and Steinfeld. The local watermill is located at Mühlbach, a creek, and representing Bülstedt proper. The dolmen is representing Steinfeld and its excavations. The bendlet sinister wavy is representing Wörpe creek, crossing the municipality and having its source in Steinfeld.
Source: phone call with mayor Jochen Albinger on 10 July 2017
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


Hepstedt Municipality

Hepstedt Flag

[Hepstedt municipal colours] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
According to source the colours of the municipality are green and silver (= white). A flag is not mentioned.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Hepstedt municipality, version 13 December 2011
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Hepstedt Coat of Arms

[Hepstedt municipal CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Description of coat of arms:
Shield parted per fess; above Vert a horsehead Argent; beneath Argent three heraldic roses Gules, seeded Sable filled Argent (in Tudor rose style) and barbed Vert.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


Kirchtimke Municipality

Kirchtimke Flag

[Kirchtimke municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
It is a blue-yellow-blue horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Kirchtimke Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Azure, divided by a bendlet sinister wavy Or, above right a compass rose with a rising sun in its upper sinister quarter, beneath left a church Or.
Meaning:
The bendlet wavy is representing the local creeks Wörpe, Wellbach and Moorbach. The church is the local church of Kirchtimke. Compass rose and rising sun are representing Ostertimke (= Eastern Timke), as the sun rises in the East.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


Tarmstedt Municipality

Tarmstedt Flag

[Tarmstedt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Nov 2011

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a green over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: Stefan Schwoon's database
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Nov 2011

Tarmstedt Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Vert, a stone axe Argent in bend, accompanied by annulets Or.
Meaning:
The arms are referring to excavations from the Stone Age and Bronze Age.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Nov 2011


Vorwerk Municipality

Vorwerk Flag

[Vorwerk municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
It is a white-green-white 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, 17 July 2017

Vorwerk Banner

[Vorwerk municipal banner] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
It is a white-green-white vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:3:1. The coat of arms is in the central stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Vorwerk Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield parted per fess; above parted per pale, at dexter Argent, issuant from base a mount sable charged with an urn Or and crowned by an eradicated tree Vert, at sinister Azure an annulet Or gemmed Gules; beneath three different leaves Vert ordered 2:1.
Meaning:
The leaves are representing the settlement cores of Vorwerk proper, Buchholz and Dipshorn
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


Westertimke Municipality

Westertimke Flag

[Westertimke municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
It is a green-yellow-green horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Westertimke Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield parted per bend sinister wavy, above right Or a compass rose Sable with a setting sun Gules in its upper dexter quarter, beneath Vert, a barrulet wavy Or and a serpent Or intertwined with a cogwheel Argent.
Meaning:
The barrulet wavy is representing Wörpe creek, compass rose and setting sun are punning, symbolizing the West, the cogwheel is symbolising industries and the serpent perhaps nature.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


Wilstedt Municipality

Wilstedt Flag

[Wilstedt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Description of flag:
It is a blue over yellow bicolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017

Wilstedt Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield parted per pale, at dexter Argent a cross patty fitchy Sable, a sinister Azure a bishop Or holding a crozier in his right hand and balancing the model of a church with his left hand.
Meaning:
The cross is alluding to the Bishopric of Verden, to which the municipality historically belonged. The bishop is St. Ansgar Archbishop of Bremen (801-865), who mentioned the village at the very first time.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2017


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