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Raitenbuch Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Raitenbuch, Landkreis Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Raitenbuch municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021
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Raitenbuch Municipality

Raitenbuch Banner

It is a green-white-green vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021

Raitenbuch Coat of Arms

Shield parted per bend, above left Gules a crozier issuant Argent in pale, beneath right Argent a beech leaf Vert in bend.
The area around Raitenbuch had been an Imperial Estate and was acquired by the Bishopric of Eichstätt, represented by the crozier, in 1469. The leaf of a beech (German: Buche) is a canting element. The shades of leaf and banner is light green.
Source: "Unser Bayern", Heimatbeilage der Bayerischen Staatszeitung 1968 ( a newspaper appendix) , p.16
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 21 October 1966 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021

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