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Municipality of Reken (Germany)

Gemeinde Reken, Kreis Borken, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Reken banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010
approved 16 January 1970 See also:


Description of banner:
It is a yellow - black - yellow vertical triband with ratio 1:3:1. The coat of arms is in the central stripe shifted to the top.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.494
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (=yellow) field are two black apses having white lining. They are topped by a green branch of ilex having red berries.
According to source the apses are an image of the local parish church. The ilex branch is canting, symbolizing the village of Hülsten. In Lower German language ilex is called "hülsebusch".
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.203
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010

Flag, banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Münster on 16 January 1970.

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