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Kropp-Stapelholm Subcounty (Germany)

Amt Kropp-Stapelholm, Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein

Last modified: 2016-06-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Wohlde municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 15 Apr 2006
approved 3 June 1992
flag of former Stapelholm Subcounty See also:

Introduction of Geltinger Bucht Subcounty (Amt Geltinger Bucht)

On 1 January 2008 the former subcounties of Kropp and Stapelholm were dissolved, forming of the Kropp-Stapelholm Subcounty. Kropp became capital of the new subcounty.
Jörg Majewski, 29 Aug 2008


Municipality of Bergenhusen


01-01-2008      The former Amts Kropp and Stapelholm dissolved, establishing of the new Amt Kropp-Stapelholm (administration seat Kropp).

Municipality of Bergenhusen

Bergenhusen Municipal Flag

[Bergenhusen municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Apr 2006
approved 8 August 1988

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

Bergenhusen Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The green shield is divided by two silver (= white) barrulets wavy. A statant white stork (Latin: Ciconia ciconia) in natural colour is superimposing the barrulets.
Meaning:
The green colour is symbolizing agriculture, meadows and groves. Bergenhusen is known as "village of storks". Numerous pairs are breeding every year in this municipality. The barrulets are symbolizing the little rivers Treene and Sorge.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.88

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 8 August 1988. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012


Municipality of Börm

Börm Municipal Flag

[Börm municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 22 Apr 2006
approved 21 May 2001

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Börm Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is quarterly divided into green and golden (= yellow). The 1st and 2nd quarter are displaying the gable side of a settler's house in counterchanged colours. The 3rd and 4th quarter are showing two spades crossed per saltire also in counterchanged colours. A segment is exceeding the lower quarters.
Meaning:
The colours are symbolizing the landscape, wet meadows (green) and sandy moraines (yellow). The house is symbolizing the former municipality of Neubörm. The spades are symbolizing the drainage of the former Lake of Barme, from which the name is derived. It means a hill, which is symbolized by the exceeding parts of the lower quarters.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 21 May 2001. The coat of arms was approved on 7 October 1998. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Dörpstedt

Dörpstedt Municipal Flag

[Dörpstedt municipal flag] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012
approved 28 November 2006

Description of flag:
The ratio is 2:3. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012

Dörpstedt Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess wavy. Above in a silver (= white) field is a blackcock in natural colour. Below in a green field is a half, silver (= white) wheel.
Meaning:
The blackcock and the green colour are symbolizing the meadows and swamps around the Treene river. The wheel is symbolizing agriculture, the main business line. The wavy line is symbolizing the Treene river.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 28 November 2006. The coat of arms was approved on 20 July 1990. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012


Municipality of Erfde

Erfde Municipal Flag

[Erfde municipal flag] 2:3 image by Jörg Majewski, 12 Apr 2006
approved 30 December 1986

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

Erfde Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The green shield is divided by two silver (= white) barrulets wavy. A golden bell fixed on a y-shaped pole, a so called farmer's bell, is superimposing the barrulets.
Meaning:
The green colour is symbolizing agriculture as a source of wealth and an important business line. The barrulets are symbolizing the rivers Eider and Sorge. Erfde had been the biggest village in the Stapelholm district since the 20th century. The farmer's bell had been an instrument of communication gathering the farmer's in case of assemblies and probably also in case of danger.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.132

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 30 December 1986. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012


Municipality of Groß Rheide

Groß Rheide Municipal Flag

[Groß Rheide municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Apr 2006
approved 21 June 2004

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is green over white horizontal bicolour. The top of the green stripe is divided by a horizontal white line. The bottom of the white stripe is divided by a horizontal green line. The municipal coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Groß Rheide Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess wavy. Above in a silver (= white) field is bunch of three green oak leaves with two acorns. Below in a green field are three silver (= white) ears of grain ordered fessy.
Meaning:
The oak ensemble is symbolizing the former woods of oak trees. After they had been rooted out, the area was transformed into acres. This is symbolized by the ears of grain. The wavy line is symbolizing the local creek Rheider Au. Finally the green colour is symbolizing the pastures for the cattle.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.156

The flag was approved on 21 June 2004. The coat of arms was approved on 13 July 1989. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Klein Bennebek

Klein Bennebek Municipal Flag

[Klein Bennebek municipal flag] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012
approved 21 February 2008

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

Klein Bennebek Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The golden (= yellow) shield is divided by two blue fesses wavy. Between the fesses is a red farmhouse flanked by two green oak leaves.
Meaning:
The yellow colour is symbolizing the moraines. The red house between the two fesses is canting. The name is drived from "binnen de beken" (Engl.: between the creeks). The leaves are representing the oak woods in the local heather landscape.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 21 February 2008. The coat of arms was approved on 24 September 1997. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012


Municipality of Kropp

Kropp Municipal Flag

[Kropp municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 11 Apr 2006
approved 26 September 1986

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. The hoist is displaying the coat of arms without shield. The flyend is horizontally divided by eleven alternating green and yellow stripes.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Kropp Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister. Above right in a golden (= yellow) field is a red bull's head. Below in a green field are three silver (= white) oak leaves ordered sinister bendy. The leaves are yellow on the flag.
Meaning:
The bull's head is symbolizing the location alongside the historical ox trail. The oak leaves are symbolizing the woods in the heather of Kropp in the middle ages.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.215

The flag was approved on 26 September 1986. The coat of arms was approved on 15 November 1983. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Norderstapel

Norderstapel Municipal Flag

[Norderstapel municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 27 Apr 2006
approved 7 September 2001

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Norderstapel Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The green shield is divided by a silver (= white) barrulet wavy. The lower half of a golden (= yellow) upright staff is superimposing the barrulet. The golden (= yellow) chief is thrice embowed, forming a mountain with three peaks.
Meaning:
The mountain is symbolizing Twiebarg, a local dune. The green colour is symbolizing the meadows alongside the Treene river. The staff, called Mörserkeule (lit.: mortar mace) or "column of justice", was a symbol of a historical law court and is symbolizing its existence in this place. The staff is also symbolizing close relationships to Süderstapel.
Source:Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 7 September 2001. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Süderstapel

Süderstapel Municipal Flag

[Süderstapel municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 21 Apr 2006
approved 8 September 1993

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Süderstapel Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The blue shield is in the base divided by three barrulets wavy.The lower half of a golden (= yellow) upright staff is superimposing the barrulets.
Meaning:
The staff, also denominated as Mörserkeule (lit.: mortar mace) or "column of justice", was a symbol of a historical law court and used by a chairman of the locals vested with legal capacity in assemblies. The staff was taken from the historical seal of the Stapelholm district. The barrulets are symbolizing the rivers Eider, Sorge and Treene. The colours blue and yellow are those of the former duchy of Schleswig.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.335

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 8 September 1993. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Tielen

Tielen Municipal Flag

[Tielen municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 27 Apr 2006
approved 25 May 2000

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

Tielen Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The green shield is divided in the base by tow silver (= white) barrulets wavy. Above the barrulets is a golden (= yellow) sailing ship.
Meaning:
The typical freighting ship with one mast is symbolizing that Tielen, located on the north bank of river Eider had been the most important shipping village on river Eider in the past.The barrulets are symbolizing the river.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 25 May 2000. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012


Municipality of Wohlde

Wohlde Municipal Flag

[Wohlde municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 15 Apr 2006
approved 27 August 1987

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

Wohlde Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a green shield are three silver (= white) trees ordered 1:2. Below the shield is divided by two silver (= white) fesses wavy.
Meaning:
The fesses are symbolizing the rivers Treene and Sorge. The trees are a canting element. Wohlde means a woody hill.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.373

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 27 August 1987. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Dec 2012


Stapelholm Subcounty (Amt Stapelholm)

Stapelholm Subcounty Flag

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Dec 2012

Stapelholm Subcounty Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess into golden (= yellow) over blue. An upright staff in counterchanged colours is superimposing both fields.
Meaning:
The staff, also denominated as Mörserkeule (lit.: mortar mace) or "column of justice", was a symbol of a historical law court and used by a chairman of the locals vested with legal capacity in assemblies. The staff was taken from the historical seal of the Stapelholm district. The colours blue and yellow are those of the former duchy of Schleswig.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.60

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 3 June 1992. The artist is Uwe Nagel from Bergenhusen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Dec 2012


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