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Ruhland Subcounty Municipality (Germany)

Amt Ruhland, Landkreis Oberspreewald-Lausitz, Brandenburg

Last modified: 2019-11-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ruhland city flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2019
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Ruhland Subcounty (Amt Ruhland)

Entities without proper Flags

The subcounty has no proper flag. It is the same with its municipalities Grünewald, Guteborn, Hermsdorf, Hohenbocka and Schwarzbach.
Sources: 2 of Hauptsatzung of Amt Ruhland, version 3 July 2019 and this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2019


Ruhland City [Sorbian: Rólany]

Ruhland City Flag

It is a black-yellow horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2019

Ruhland City Banner

[Ruhland city banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2019

It is a black-yellow vertical bicolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2019

Ruhland City Coat of Arms

Shield Or, a double-headed eagle Sable, armed and tongued Gules, in chief an impending Imperial Crown proper.
Meaning:
A local castle was mentioned in 1317. The village gained city rights in 1397. A local seal around 1600 displayed the insignia of the Holy Roman Empire, having a circumscription "DES STAEDTLEINS RVHLAND GROSERE INSIEGEL". The reason for the use of the Imperial insignia is not known.
Source: Bensing et alii 1984, pp.389-390
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2019

The arms were approved on 10 November 1992
Klaus-Michael Schneider,


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