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Riekofen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Riekofen, Landkreis Regensburg, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-05-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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Riekofen Banner

It is a yellow-green vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 May 2022

Riekofen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per bend sinister of Sable and Or, on top of a triplemount issuant an ibex rampant in counterchanged tinctures, holding a trefoil Vert by his forehooves.
The arms are th canting arms of the Barons of Limpöck, who owned the local district (Bavarian: Hofmark) since 1635. "Pöck" is a local version of "Bock" and referring to the male ibex.
Source: "Oberpfälzer Wappenbuch. Öffentliche Wappen der Oberpfalz", Regensburg 1991, pp.138-139
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 May 2022

Banner and arms were confirmed on 21 June 1982 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberpfalz.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 May 2022

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