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Stadland Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Stadland, Landkreis Wesermarsch, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Stadland municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 July 2017 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Sources: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of Stadland Municipality , version 2 March 2017 and this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 July 2017

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield parted per pale, at dexter Azure a Frisian warrior Argent with spear and shield of the same; at sinister parted per fess, above Azure three seagulls volant Argent in pale, beneath Azure a trefoil Argent.
Meaning:
The warrior is rminding on the battle at Hartwarden Entrenchment, which took place in 1514, an alliance of the Welfish Dukes of Braunschwieg, Calenberg and Lüneburg with the Counts of Oldenburg, defeated the Frisian chieftains and extincetd the "farmer republics" in the area. The seagulls are symbolising the location on the shores of the North Sea. The trefoil is symbolising the fertile marshes.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 July 2017


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