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Unstrut-Hainich County (Thuringia, Germany)


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[Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis County (Thuringia, Germany)] 5:2
by Stefan Schwoon
Flag adopted 1 November 1995, coat-of-arms adopted 22 January 1996

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Blue-white-red in proportions 1:2:1 with the arms. The first quarter shows the arms of Mühlhausen, the capital of the county. The millstones are canting (Mühle = mill).
Source: Ulle 2000
Stefan Schwoon, 16 Mar 2001

Flag adopted on 1 November 1995, according to Dirk Schönberger's Administrative Divisions of the World website, which quotes Ulle 2000 as reference. From Ralf Hartemink's webpage:

The arms were granted on January 22, 1996. The arms combine elements from the arms of the territories to which the district historically belonged: the eagle of the city of Mühlhausen, the lion of the Dukes of Thuringia in the second quarter, in the third quarter the wheel of the State of Mainz and in the fourth quarter the arms of the Principality of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.
Source: Linder and Olzog 1996.

Santiago Dotor, 22 Feb 2002

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