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Owingen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Owingen, Bodenseekreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2018-03-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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Municipality of Owingen

Owingen Banner

It is a red-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Mar 2018

Owingen Coat of Arms

Shield Or, a watermill's wheel Gules with eight paddles.
The wheel is alluding to the watermill of Owingen, which had been sold in 1207 by Elisabeth of Owingen and her sons to Salem Monastery. The colours are those of Baden, chosen as the Margraves of Baden owned the village already before 1200.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA

The arms were adopted in 1902 by the local council and confirmed on 19 May 1981 by the county administration together with the approval of the banner, published in GABl 352/1982.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Mar 2018

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