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Municipality of Rastow (Germany)

Gemeinde Rastow, Landkreis Ludwigslust-Parchim, Amt Ludwigslust-Land, Mecklenburg-Westpomerania

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

[Rastow flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a yellow over red horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: [szh11], p.143
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2012

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in a red field is a silver (= white) Maltese cross. Below in a golden (= yellow) field is a red pair of antlers.
The antlers are symbolizing the riches of deer. The cross is symbolizing an estate of the Order of St.Johns in Kraak, which played an important role in the colonization of the area.
Source: [szh11], p.143
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2012

Flag and coat of arms were approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 21 September 2000, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0228.

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