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VG Rhens (Germany)

Verbandsgemeinde Rhens, Mayen-Koblenz county, Rhineland-Palatinate

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[vg Rhens flag] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 28 Sep 2010
adopted 27 Jun 1974

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Introduction: VG Rhens

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

[vg Rhens flag] 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

VG Rhens Horizontal Flag - Variant

[vg Rhens horozontal flag] 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

The Four Municipalities of VG Rhens

  1. Brey
  2. Rhens city
  3. Spay
  4. Waldesch