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Municipality of Hünxe (Germany)

Gemeinde Hünxe, Kreis Wesel, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-09-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hünxe flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2010
approved 9 June 1976 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red over yellow over red horizontal triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the hoist within the yellow stripe.
Source: 2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Hünxe , version 26 March 1998, updated 24 February 2005
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Jul 2010

Banner

[Hünxe banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Jul 2010

Description of banner:
It is a red - yellow - red vertical triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the yellow stripe.
Source: 2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Hünxe , version 26 March 1998, updated 24 February 2005
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in blue field are a golden (=yellow) 8-point star and below the star a horizontal arrow of the same colour pointing to the sinister side. Below in a red field is a silver (=white) inescutcheon superimposed by a golden (=yellow) escarbuncle having eight beams (only four visible).
Meaning:
According to source the lower half is symbolizing the dukes of Kleve, the upper half the patron saints of former municipality of Drevenack, St. Suitbertus, symbolized by a star, and that one of Hünxe, St. Stephen, symbolized by an arrow.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Jul 2010

Flag, banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Düsseldorf on 9 June 1976.


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