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Eggebek Subcounty (Germany)

Amt Eggebek, Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein

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

Eggebek Municipal Flag

[Eggebek municipal flag] 3:5 image by Stefan Schwoon, 7 Sep 2001
approved 25 April 1997

Cycling towards the Danish-German border, I saw the flag of Eggebek: banner-of-arms as shown in this website, except that I am not sure the brook (bek) wasn't placed a bit higher in the flag.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 27 Aug 2001

I used the arms from this website for my image. Eggebek is in Schleswig-Flensburg county and the seat of a subcounty (Amt).
Stefan Schwoon, 7 Sep 2001

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012

Eggebek Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (=yellow) field is a green, rooted oak tree, fruited silver (= white) (in flag: yellow). The tree is superimposing a blue fess wavy, which divides the base.
Meaning:
The arms are canting (oak near a creek). The colours are symbolizing the rural environment.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.126

The flag was approved on 25 April 1997. The coat of arms was approved on 4 April 1978. The artist is Oskar Friedrichsen from Eggebek.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012


Municipality of Janneby

Janneby Municipal Flag

[Janneby municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 24 Apr 2006
approved 26 November 2003

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012

Janneby Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister wavy. Above right in a golden (= yellow) field is a green branch of oak consisting of a leaf and two acorns. Below left in a green field is a golden (= yellow) kingcup. The shield has a narrow chief four times divided per pale into red and silver (= white).
Meaning:
The colours are symbolizing the the parts of the local landscape. Moraines (yellow) in the Northwest and marshes (green) in the Southeast. Both acorns are symbolizing the villages of Janneby and Jannebyfeld. The flower is symbolizing the swamps, where peat was digged in the past.The chief is symbolizing a toll bar, which stood in the village of Süderzollhaus.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 26 November 2003. The coat of arms was approved on 7 September 2001. The artist is Egon Ossowski from Handewitt.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012


Municipality of Jerrishoe

Jerrishoe Municipal Flag

[Jerrishoe municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 26 Apr 2006
approved 24 August 1991

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012

Jerrishoe Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister. Above right in a blue field is a silver (= white) anvil. Below in a golden (= yellow) field is a green branch of oak consisting of four leaves and one infructescence.
Meaning:
Blue and yellow are the colours of the duchy of Schleswig. The anvil symbolizes early iron mongeries in the villages and the oaks from the nearby woods and swamps supplied the mongeries with the necessary energy.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 24 August 1991. The coat of arms was approved on 17 May 1990. The artists are Egon Ossowski and Christian Keller.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012


Municipality of Jörl

Jörl Municipal Flag

[Jörl municipal flag] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012
approved 13 July 2009

Description of flag:
The ratio is 2:3. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012

Jörl Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (= yellow) field is a threefold green branch of juniper bearing seven black berries.
Meaning:
The nature protection area of Rimmelsberg is part of the municipality. Here you can find the most juniper bushes of various kinds in Schleswig-Holstein. The berries are symbolizing the seven settlement cores of the municipality. Those are: Rupel, Stieglund, Südermoor, Gro▀jörl, Kleinjörl, Paulsgabe and Rimmelsberg.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.196

The flag was approved on 13 July 2009. The coat of arms was approved on 1 September 1989. The artists are Hans-Udo Hesse and Gustav Kehle.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012


Municipality of Langstedt

Langstedt Municipal Flag

[Langstedt municipal flag] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012
approved 3 December 2009

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012

Langstedt Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden shield is a black millrind flanked by two green leaves of elm tree.
Meaning:
Both objects can be found in the direct neighbourhood. The very special millrind belongs to a local house, which was built in 1910.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.222

The flag was approved on 3 December 2009. The coat of arms was approved on 9 May 1988. The artist is Hans-Udo Hesse from Schnarup-Thumby.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012


Municipality of Wanderup

Wanderup Municipal Flag

[Wanderup municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 26 Apr 2006
approved 19 October 2004

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is green over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012

Wanderup Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in a golden (= yellow) field is a Holstein cow in natural colour, i.e. black and white (German: schwarzbunt). Below in a green field is a golden (= yellow) chain having eight links.
Meaning:
In the 20th century Wanderup became a centre of cattle breeding. The cow is a typical example of a Holstein cow. The chain is symbolizing the numerous agricultural partnerships. The colours are symbolizing the rural environment. The cow had already been approved by British Military Government in 1946.
Source: Reißmann 1997,p.353

The flag was approved on 19 October 2004. The coat of arms was approved on 22 October 1964. The artist is Wilhelm Horst Lippert from Brunsbüttel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2012


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