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City of Castrop-Rauxel (Germany)

Stadt Castrop-Rauxel, Kreis Recklinghausen, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-08-19 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Castrop-Rauxel flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2007
approved 15 Juyl 1965

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Castrop-Rauxel city

Description of flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over yellow horizontal bicolour with the coat of arms in its centre.
Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a golden (=yellow) St.Andrews cross. Its bars are superimposed by a blue line.
The St.Andrews cross was used by Castrop since the 16th century. The final version was authorized by the city council on 15 July 1965.
Authorized: a flag of the same colours was used by Castrop at least since 1885.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.364
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2007

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