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Gerach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Gerach, Landkreis Bamberg, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-08-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gerach municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 2 Aug 2020
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Gerach Municipality

Gerach Banner

It is a red-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Aug 2020

Gerach Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Sable a sinister facing rooster passant Or,a t sinister Argent a bend sinister wavy Gules accompanied in chief by a 5-point star Gules.
The sinister half displays the family arms of the Barons of Rotenhan, who owned the village from the 15th to the 18th century. The rooster is the heraldic animal of St. Vitus, the local patron saint.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Aug 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 27 December 197.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Aug 2020

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