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Municipality of Neunkirchen-Seelscheid (Germany)

Gemeinde Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, Rhein-Sieg Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-09-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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Banner

Description of banner:
It is a blue - white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, version 15 September 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess; above showing a red, issuant, double-queued demi-lion, armed, tongued and crowned blue in a silver(=white) field; below showing thee golden(=yellow) upright fish in a blue field.
Meaning:
According to source the fish as a symbol for fisheries and riches of fish. The lion is representing the counts and dukes of Berg, the former rulers.The arms are based upon a seal of the village of Neunkirchen from 1556.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, version 15 September 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jul 2010


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