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Municipality of Südbrookmerland (East Frisia, Germany)

Gemeinde Südbrookmerland, Kreis Aurich, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Municipality of Südbrookmerland

Südbrookmerland is lying just west of Aurich city. The greatest settlements are Moordorf and Victorbur, where the town hall is located.

Südbrookmerland Municipal Flag

Description of flag:
It is a red over yellow horizontal bicolour with the coat of arms in the centre. The shield on flag has a red "chief" displaying the mznicipality's name in yellow initials.
Source: flag spotted in town hall in Victorbur on 15 September 2009
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sep 2009

Südbrookmerland Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red field is a golden eagle. In front of its bottom is a sun-disc of the same colour and also ten billets.
The eagle is that one of the chieftains of tom-Brook kin, as described at Brookmerland comprehensive municipality was part of the coat of arms of former municipality of Oldeborg, where the tom-Brooks had had a castle.The sun-disc was found in the swamps of Morrdorf in 1910. Nobody recognized its cultural importance and the disc nearly disappeared as private property but ended up in 1926 in Landesmuseum Hannover. The billets are symbolizing the ten former municipalities, which were unified as Südbrookmerland in 1972.
Source: municipal webpage

The coat of arms was approved on 30 April 1975.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sep 2009

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