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Strahlungen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Strahlungen, Landkreis Rhön-Grabfeld, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-11-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Strahlungen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2021
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Strahlungen Municipality

Strahlungen Banner

It is a blue-yellow-red vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2021

Strahlungen Coat of Arms

Shield Azure a crozier Or in bend sinister, superimposed by a bend chequered of Gules and Argent, in base a radiant sun Or with face, chief Or charged with four Greek crosslets Azure.
Strahlungen was first mentioned in 1445. Crozier and chequered bend, also known as Cistercian bend, are alluding to the Cistercian Bildhausen Abbey, established in 1156/1158 and secularised in 1803. The abbey owned local estates since 1196. The sun is reminding on Bishop Bonifaz (died in 1770), also known as the solar bishop. The crosslets are the so called crosses of the Swedes, reminding on the 30-Years-War (1618 - 1648).
Source: Klaus Reder: Unterfränkisches Wappenbuch, CD-R, Würzburg 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 7 June 1985 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Unterfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2021

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