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Querfurt City (Germany)

Stadt Querfurt, Saalekreis County, Saxony-Anhalt

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[City of Querfurt flag] image by Stefan Schwoon, 31 May 2001 See also:

City of Querfurt

Querfurt has slightly less than 10,000 inhabitants.
Stefan Schwoon, 31 May 2001

Querfurt Vertical Flag

The flag is a red-white banner with the arms shifted to the top.
Source: Günther 1996b.
Stefan Schwoon, 31 May 2001

Querfurt Coat of Arms

The arms display St. Mary, dressed Argent, with the child, crowned and nimbed Or, sitting on a crescent recumbent Or, surrounded by eight 6-point stars Or and flanked by two inescutcheons: at dexter parted per fess of Gules and Argent, at sinister barry of eight of Argent and Gules.
The inescutcheons display the arms of the Archbishopric of Magdeburg (dexter) and the Lords of Querfurt (sinister).These arms were also used in the communist era as they are shown in Bensing et al. 1984.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Stefan Schwoon, 31 May 2001

The symbols were introduced in 1990.
Stefan Schwoon, 31 May 2001

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