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Burgsalach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Burgsalach, Landkreis Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Burgsalach municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021
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Burgsalach Municipality

Burgsalach Banner

It is a black-white-blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

Burgsalach Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale; at dexter paly of six of Sable and Argent; at sinister Azure, a watch tower Argent masoned Sable with roof and parapet walk Or.
The Roman Limes fortification is crossing the municipality, here is also a special Roman fortification, called Burgus, symbolised by the tower. The dexter half displays the family arms of the Lords of Salach, former local rulers.
Source: "Unser Bayern", Heimatbeilage der Bayerischen Staatszeitung 1971 ( a newspaper appendix) , p.48
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 23 June 1970 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

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