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Zapfendorf Market Town (Germany)

Markt Zapfendorf, Landkreis Bamberg, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-08-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Zapfendorf town banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 3 Aug 2020
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Zapfendorf Market Town

Zapfendorf Banner

It is a yellow-black vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2020

Zapfendorf Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Gules two cloakpins Or issuant in saltire, beneath Or a demi-lion issuant Sable, armed and tongued Gules, superimposed by a bendlet Argent.
The colours red and yellow had been those of the Counts of Truhendingen, who sold the village to the Bishop of Bamberg, represented by the lower half, in 1390. The cloakpins from the Bronze Age were found during local excavations.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 27 March 1972.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2020

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