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Retzstadt Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Retzstadt, Landkreis Main-Spessart, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-03-05 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Retzstadt municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Mar 2022
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Retzstadt Municipality

Retzstadt Banner

It is a red-white-blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Mar 2022

Retzstadt Coat of Arms

Shield Azure a wine press Argent, base Argent parted by a saltire Gules.
Retzstadt is well known for ist production of wines, symbolised by the press. The saltire is the attribute of St. Andrew, the local patron saint. The tinctures white and red are those of the Bishopric of Würzburg, to which Retzstadt historically belonged.
Source: Peter Wehner: "Ortswappen Landkreis Main-Spessart, Altkreis Karlstadt", Karlstadt upon Main 1979, pp.50-52
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Mar 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 18 March 1970 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Mar 2022

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