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Breitscheid Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Breitscheid, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Breitscheid municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2006
in use since 26 Feb 1988 See also:

Breitscheid Municipality

It is a white-yellow vertical bicolour with the coat of arms shifted to the top.
district Gießen , state Hesse
flag in use since 26 Feb 1988
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2006

Coat of Arms

The shield is parted per chevron embowed, above in a field Azure a can Or at dexter and hammer and mallet in saltire at sinsiter, beneath in a field Or a lion's head Azure tongued Gules, accompanied by five billets Azure.
Hammer and mallet are representing mining. The lions head with shingles is a modification of the arms of Nassau.
The coat of arms was approved on 26 February 1988 by Minister of Interior of Hesse. German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Mar 2017

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