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City of Winterberg (Germany)

Stadt Winterberg, Hochsauerlandkreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Winterberg flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jun 2010
approved 9 January 1978 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a white over red over white horizontal triband with ratio 1:3:1. The coat of arms is in the centre of the red stripe.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.553
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jun 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a silver(=white) shield is a red embattled wall topped by three towers with triangular roofs. Between the towers are two golden(=yellow) Latin crosses stuck upon red poles. In the open gate is St.James dressed blue. In one hand he holds a red model of a church, in the other hand a golden(=yellow) stick with a bottle of the same colour.
According to source the arms show the image of a 14th century seal. The unknown colours had been chosen arbitrarily.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.248
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jun 2010

Flag and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Arnsberg on 9 January 1978.

Plain Flag reported 1972

[Winterberg plain flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007

Description of plain flag:
The flags ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white horizontal bicolour.
(editorial note: as Veddeler doesn't mention this plain flag, this one seems to be really doubtful)
Source: Stadler 1972, p.103
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007

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