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Altshausen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Altshausen, Landkreis Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2020-06-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Altshausen Municipality

Altshausen Municipal Banner

It is a black -yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is at the top. The shade of yellow has a golden touch.
Source: Stefan Schwoon spotted this banner on 27 July 2003 during a street festival.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2013

Altshausen Municipal Coat of Arms

The coat of arms is cotised white-black. The shield is divided by a black, Latin cross patty, which is cotised white in style of an iron cross. The fields 1 and 4 are golden yellow, the fields 2 and 3 are black.
Altshausen was a base of the Teutonic Order from 1268 to 1806 and was the seat of the bailiwick (Ballei) of Elsaß-Schwaben-Burgund since the 15th century. On 19 March 1926 the local council adopted a seal with a cross of the Teutonic Order including a superimposing cross fleury and an inescutcheon displaying the imperial eagle. In 1930 the State Archive recommended the current pattern, which was finally adopted.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2013

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