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5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 28 Sep 2010
adopted 27 Jun 1974
A Verbandsgemeinde (VG) is a a group of several municipalities combined into an administration community. There are four cities in VG Rhens with the combined population of 8,679. Rhens City is the Mayen-Koblenz county seat located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. They adopted the illustrated flag on 27 June 1974.
Source: the state archive Koblenz, Klaus Günther: Kommunalflaggen von Rheinland-Pfalz, CD.
Jörg Majewski, 28 Sep 2010
Image from Pete Loeser, 21 June 2019
The continued use of the older Black-White-Yellow (N/W/Y) vertical stripes pattern rather than the Black-White-Gold (N/W/Y+) pattern can be verified in this detail photo of the VG Rhems vertical banner.
Pete Loeser, 21 June 2019
image by Pete Loeser, 18 June 2019
This so-called "historical" horizontal variant of the VG Rhens flag is being manufactured and sold with a Black-White-Gold (N/W/Y+) pattern as shown here.
Pete Loeser, 18 June 2019