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Sulzbach (Taunus) Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Sulzbach (Taunus), Main-Taunus-Kreis, district Darmstadt, Hesse, Main-Taunus-Kreis, Darmsta

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[Sulzbach (Taunus) Municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 24 July 2006
approved 1 December 1954 See also:

Sulzbach (Taunus) Municipality

It is a yellow-red-yellow vertical 3-stripes banner, the ratio of the stripes is approx. 1:4:1. The arms without shield are shifted to the top within the red stripe.
inhabitants 8,216
Main-Taunus County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 1 December 1954 by Minister of Interior of Hesse
Sources: details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission and Stadler 1967, p.86
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 24 July 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, a spur wheel Or with shackle.
Origin and meaning of the arms are not known. The symbol appeared for the first time in 1725 on the boundary stones of the village. In the 19th century the symbol appeared also in local seals. In the current arms the symbol was slightly changed and referred to as a spur wheel. The spur perhaps had been before an imperial orb, used as a symbol for the status of a Free Imperial Village (Reichsdorf).
The arms were approved in 1953 by Minister of Interior of Hesse.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.86
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2017

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