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Rimbach (Odenwald) Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Rimbach (Odenwald), Landkreis Bergstraße, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rimbach (Odenwald) municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 29 June 2006
approved 6 June 1977 See also:

Rimbach (Odenwald) Municipality

It is a vertical 5-stripes banner with alternating red and white stripes. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants 8,584
Bergstraße County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 6 June 1977
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 29 June 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess; above Argent a pair of scales Azure; beneath parted per pale, at dexter Gules two bars Argent, at sinister parted per fess into Gules over Argent three 6-point stars in counterchanged colours ordered 2:1.
The RIMBACH VND ZOTZENBACHER GERICHTS SIGEL IN AMBT SCHÖNBERG from 1718 displays greater arms with an inverted inescutcheon of Erbach, i.e. one star above and two beneath. The helmet is crested by a Justitia issuant with sword and scales. Based upon this seal the current arms were approved in 1926. The bars are representing the Lordship of Breuberg and the scales is a reduction of the Justitia.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2017

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