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Baddeckenstedt Comprehensive Municipality (Germany)

Samtgemeinde Baddeckenstedt, Landkreis Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-09-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[SG Baddeckenstedt flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Sep 2007
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Baddeckenstedt Comprehensive Municipality (SG)

inhabitants 11,443
flags and coat of arms according to source approved on 8 June 1976
Sources: Rabbow 2003 and Main State Archive Hannover
Jörg Majewski, 13 Sep 2007

SG Baddeckenstedt Flag


Source: this online catalogue

SG Baddeckenstedt Banner

[SG Baddeckenstedt municipal banner] 8:3 image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Sep 2007


Source: this online catalogue

SG Baddeckenstedt Coat of Arms

[SG Baddeckenstedt CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Sep 2007

Shield Azure a bend Or, charged with six torteaux; in sinister chief a cogwheel Or, in dexter base a grain ear Or in bend.
Meaning:
The grain ear is symbolising agriculture and the cogwheel industries. Each torteau, i.e. a red disc, is representing one of the municipalities of SG Baddeckenstedt.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017


Municipalities without proper Flag

The following municipalities have according to 2 of their Hauptsatzung no proper flag:
Baddeckenstedt (version 15 November 2011), Burgdorf (version 9 November 2011) and Heere (version 9 November 2011).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017


Elbe Municipality

inhabitants 1,558
flag probably never approved officially
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017

Elbe Flag

[Elbe (Baddeckenstedt) municipal flag] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017

It is a black over red over golden (= yellow) horizontal tricolour with centred arms.
Source: Klaus Günther: "Neugefundene Kommunalflaggen", in Der Flaggenkurier, edition 1 May 2017, pp.23-31
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017

Elbe Coat of Arms

Shield Vert, in base a label Argent with three points, in chief a blossom Argent of a spring snowflake (Latin: Leucojum vernum) with tips Or on each petal.
The flower is an endangered species, growing in the woods, surrounding the municipality. Flag colours and ratio are those of the state flag of Lower Saxony.
Source:
German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017


Haverlah Municipality

inhabitants 1,738
flags and coat of arms according to source approved on 21 November 1967
Sources: Rabbow 2003 and Main State Archive Hannover
Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2007

Haverlah Flag

[Haverlah municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2007

It is a red over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is slightly shifted to the hoist.
Source: this online catalogue
Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2007

Haverlah Banner

[Haverlah municipal banner] 8:3 image by Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2007

It is a red-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2007

Haverlah Coat of Arms

[Haverlah CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2007

Shield Or, issuant from sinister a demi-stag passant Gules.
Meaning:
The stag is symbolising the suffix "lah", meaning "wood". The colours red and yellow had been those of the Bishopric of Hildesheim, which had great influence for centuries.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017


Sehlde Municipality

Sehlde Flag

[Sehlde municipal flag] 1:1 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017

Though source mentions "colours", the description given there fits a banner of arms.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Sehlde Municipality, version 17 November 2011
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017

Sehlde Coat of Arms

Shield Vert, a stag statant guardant Argent, having an impending Latin cross between his antlers.
Meaning:
The stag is an attribute of St. Hubertus of Liège, in one of the numerous versions of his legend the stag with cross appeared to a poacher, who had been proselitised after having seen that stag. This version claims that the incident occured near Sehlde.
Source:
German WIKIPEDIA and 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of Sehlde Municipality, version 17 November 2011
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Sep 2017


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