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Bevensen-Ebstorf Comprehensive Municipality (Germany)

Samtgemeinde Bevensen-Ebstorf, Landkreis Uelzen, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-02-15 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: bad bevensen | ebstorf | himbergen | jelmstorf | schwienau | wriedel | st.mary | church(tower) | stag | waggon | linden(leaf) | juniper |
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Introduction

Bevensen-Ebstorf Comprehensive Municipality was created on 1 November 2011, when the former comprehensive municipalities of Bevensen and Altes Amt Ebstorf, i.e. old Ebstorf subcounty, merged.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Feb 2017


of Bad Bevensen City

[Bad Bevensen city] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2007

Description of banner: Its ratio is 5:2; it is a green-white vertical bicolour superimposed by the coat of arms shifted to the top.
Description of Coat of Arms:
In a green shield there is a crowned Virgin Mary with Jesus in her arms. They are placed between two church towers, topped by crosses. The whole scenery is of silver (=white).
Source: I spotted this flag on 10 March 2007 in front of the wellness-centre of Bad Bevensen. Though the ratio was that of a banner it was hoisted like a flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Apr 2007


Ebstorf Market Town Flecken Ebstorf

[Flecken Ebstorf] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Oct 2007
adopted 24 July 2003

Description of flag: The flags ratio is 3:5. It is a horizontal blue over yellow bicolour.
Source: Hauptsatzung des Fleckens Ebstorf vom 22 August 1996, version 24 July 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Oct 2007


Himbergen mMnicipality

[Himbergen flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Oct 2007
adopted c. 1980

Description of flag:
The ratio of the flag is 3:5. It is a plain silvery grey flag with the coat of arms in its centre.
Description of coat of arms:
In a silvery grey field is a jumping black stag, above a red heraldic rose having a barbed and seeded green.
Meaning:
Was given in 1980. The stag is symbolizing the former name Hinthbergen, where "Hinth" is another word for stag. The rose is taken from the seal of the Todendorp family, whose name is even nowadays present in two parts of Himbergen, Groß-Thondorf and Klein-Thondorf.
The coat of arms was granted on 18 February 1981 by Uelzen county.
Source: Juliane Selent, resident of the municipality of Himbergen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Oct 2007


Jelmstorf Municipality

[Jelmstorf banner] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Oct 2007

Description of banner:
The ratio is approx 11:5. It is a white-green vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is slightly shifted to the hoist.
Description of coat of arms:
In a silver (=white) field is a green triplemount. The central peak is nearly reaching the top edge. The shield has a wavy silver(=white) base. Above the base is a golden(=yellow) carrier's waggon, loaded with three bales of freight of the same colour.
Meaning:
The three bales are symbolizing the villages of Jelmstorf, Addenstorf and Bruchtorf, forming the municipality. The wagon is symbolizing that the municipality is located at the old "road of salt". The wheels can also be found in the arms of Samtgemeinde Bevensen. They are symbolizing that Jelmstorf is part of Bevensen. The mountain is symbolizing an field of ancient graves in Addenstorf. The base is symbolizing the Ilmenau creek passing Bruchtorf.
Source:
I spotted this banner in Jelmstorf in front of Kothmann's inn on 30 July 2010
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Aug 2010


Schwienau Municipality

[Schwienau municipality] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Apr 2007
adopted 13 Feb 1981

Description of flag:
Its ratio is 3:5. It's a green over white horizontal bicolour superimposed by the coat of arms.
Description of coat of arms: The shield is divided by a light blue (FIAV-code B-) fessy wavy line with a white roundel on each side. The chief shows the green leaf of a linden tree in a silver (=white) field. The base shows a big silver (=white) stone (German: Findling) in a green field.
Source: I spotted the coat of arms on 28 March 2007. The image of the flag was made according to Hauptstaatsarchiv Hannover, where the flag was submitted on 13 February 1981, so described in Stefan Schwoon's database.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 April 2007


Wriedel Municipality

[Wriedel municipality] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2007
adopted 19 Jul 1986

Description of flag:
Its ratio is 3:5. It's a green over yellow horizontal bicolour superimposed by the coat of arms in the centre of the flag.
Description of coat of arms: In the base of a golden (=yellow) shield is a green barrulet raguly. Above the line is a green house with outdoor stairs flanked by two bushes of juniper.
Source: I spotted the coat of arms on 28 March 2007 in Wriedel. The image of the flag was made according to Hauptstaatsarchiv Hannover, where the flag was submitted on 19 July 1986, so described in Stefan Schwoon's database.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 April 2007


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