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Groß-Zimmern Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Groß-Zimmern, Landkreis Darmstadt-Dieburg, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Groß-Zimmern municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 31 May 2006
approved 27 April 1982 See also:

Groß-Zimmern Municipality

It is a blue-white-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. In the middle of the blue stripes are thin vertical red lines. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants 13,910
Darmstadt-Dieburg County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 27 April 1982
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 31 May 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a goose-foot Argent armed Gules.
The arms are based on the oldest known seals of the local court, dating from the 16th and 17th century. It was kept also in the seal of the local mayor from the 19th century. The goose-foot is a rather common village sign. The first known coloured image was made by Otto Hupp (in 1925?) and displayed the same colours as the current arms. The approved colours from 1965 however were different at least until 1967, because Klemens Stadler displays a golden goose foot armed red in a green shield.
The arms were approved on 21 January 1965.
Sources: Stadler 1967, p.43 and Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 May 2017

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