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Langballig Subcounty (Germany)

Amt Langballig, Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Amt Langballig flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 12 Apr 2006
approved 3 Dec 1994 See also:

Langballig Subcounty (Amt Langballig)

Langballig Subcounty Flag

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag. (The lion is shifted to the hoist).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Langballig Subcounty Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue shield is a golden (= yellow) statant lion placed between two golden (= yellow) fesses wavy.
Meaning:
The lion is taken from the arms of the Duchy of Schleswig but in counterchanged colours. The two wavy fesses are symbolizing the Munkbrarup Au and the Langballig Au, two local creeks.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.48

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 3 December 1994. The artist is Peter Jensen from Kragholm.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Dollerup

Dollerup Municipal Flag

[Dollerup municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 27 Apr 2006
approved 24 November 2000

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag. The figures of the shield are shifted to the hoist.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Dollerup Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in a blue field is a silver (= white) wolf's head tongued red. Below in a golden (= yellow) field is a red heart pierced by two black arrows ordered per saltire.
Meaning:
The colours are those of the county. The tierced heart had been the symbol of the Husby subdistrict (Harde), to which the municipality belonged. The wolf's head is reminding on former hunting of wolves, which took place here.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 24 November 2000. The coat of arms was approved on 11 August 1998. The artist is Christa Paulsen from Dollerup.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Langballig

Langballig Municipal Flag

[Langballig municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Apr 2006
approved 20 November 1984

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white over blue horizontal triband with ratio approx. 1:6:1. The coat of arms is in the centre of the white stripe.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Langballig Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per pale. The dexter side shows a bit more than a half of a red millwheel in a silver (= white) field. The sinister side shows a silver (= white) triangular sail in a blue field. On the red base is a silver (= white) plough.
Meaning:
The three parts of the shield are symbolizing the former municipalities of Langballig, Langballigholz and Unewatt. The plough is symbolizing Langballig proper, a rural farmers' settlement, first mentioned about 1450. The sail is symbolizing Langballigholz and its harbour Langballigau on the shores of the Baltic sea. The millwheel is symbolizing Unewatt, where a watermill was located. Unewatt Estate had been divided into lots in 1758.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.220

The flag was approved on 20 November 1984. The coat of arms was approved on 12 July1984.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Munkbrarup

Munkbrarup Municipal Flag

[Munkbrarup municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 15 Apr 2006
approved 5 January 1988

Description of flag: The ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over yellow horizontal bicolour. The figures of the coat of arms are shifted to the hoist.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012

Munkbrarup Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (= yellow) field is a blue grid iron. A golden (= yellow) statant lion tongued red is in the blue chief.
Meaning:
Munkbrarup had been the capital of the Brarup subdistrict (Harde) and had a proper church since 1200. A bit later the village became the owner of the monastery of Rude. Since than the name was changed into Munkbrarup, the monks' Brarup. The grid iron, an attribute of St. Lorenz, was taken from the monastery's seal. The lion is taken from the arms of the duchy of Schleswig, but in counterchanged colours. In the arms of the former county there had been two lions.The colours are also alluding to the dissolved county of Flensburg-Land, to which Munkbrarup belonged until 1974.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.246

The flag was approved on 14 November 1991. The coat of arms was approved on 12 February 1985. The artist is Frenz Stüdtje from Munkbrarup.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2012


Municipality of Ringsberg

Ringsberg Municipal Flag

[Ringsberg municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 10 Apr 2006
approved 18 January 2001

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over yellow horizontal bicolour. Above in the middle are yellow charges, a sheaf, an annulet and an oak leaf. Below in a yellow field is a black megalithic tomb.
Meaning:
The annulet is a canting element. The sheaf is symbolizing the settlement core of Ranmark and its rural environment. The oak leaf also is canting and symbolizing the settlement core of Süderholz. The tomb is located in the settlement core of Fellesby. The colours blue and yellow are those of the duchy of Schleswig.
Sources: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online and Reißmann 1997, p.292

The flag was approved on 18 January 2001. The coat of arms was approved on 1 August 1991. The artists are Klaus Bohle and M. Schneekloth.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012


Municipality of Wees

Wees Municipal Flag

[Wees municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Apr 2006
approved 5 Jan 1988

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012

Wees 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 blue scythe. Below left in a blue field is a row of five golden (= yellow) reed maces.
Meaning:
The number of the reed maces is symbolizing the former villages of Oxbüll, Rothenhaus, Ulstrup and Wees and the farm of Rosgaard. The maces are also a canting element, the name of the municipality means swamp. The scythe as a rural tool is symbolizing farming and agriculture. The colours and the division of the shield are alluding to the county. The colours are also symbolizing the former duchy of Schleswig.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.358

The flag was approved on 5 January 1988. The coat of arms was approved on 8 July 1985.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012


Municipality of Westerholz

Westerholz Municipal Flag

[Westerholz municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 25 Apr 2006
approved 25 October 1993

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is blue over yellow horizontal bicolour. Both stripes are divided by a double, horizontal, wavy line, white over blue. The figures from the coat of arms are shifted to the hoist.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012

Westerholz Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister. Above right in a blue field is a golden (= yellow) oak leaf. Below left in a golden (= yellow) field is a wheel with eight spokes. The shield has a base of blue and silver (= white) waves.
Meaning:
The colours are those of the county and the former duchy of Schleswig. The leaf is a canting element, represented in the name by the suffix "-holz". The wheel is symbolizing the agricultural tradition and the agility of the inhabitants. Most of them today are working in nearby Flensburg. The waves are symbolizing the Flensburg Firth.
Source: Reißmann 1997,p.364

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 25 October 1993. The artists are Hans Frieder Kühne and M. Schneekloth.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2012


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