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Willingshausen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Willingshausen, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Willingshausen banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Oct 2006
approved 8 July 1983 See also:

The banner is off-centred quartered of black and yellow. The coat of arms is on the common point of all quarters.
administration seat: Wasenberg
inhabitants: 4872
Werra-Meißner County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 8 July 1983
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 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Or, an inescutcheon Gules, charged with three escutcheons Argent ordered 2:1, in orle a cap Gules scarved Sable and Gules, also known as "Little Red Riding Hood".
The cap is part of the "Schwälmer Tracht", a traditional costume. The inescutcheon displays the arms of the guild of painters. Here it is referring to the many painting artists in a special settlement within the municipality.
Source: phone call to local administration
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 June 2017

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