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Zerbst City (Germany)

Stadt Zerbst, Anhalt-Bitterfeld County, Saxony-Anhalt

Last modified: 2019-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[City of Zerbst flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 3 Feb 2007

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Zerbst City

Zerbst Flag

It is a red over white horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Source. 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Zerbst City, version 2 July 2014
Jörg Majewski, 3 Feb 2007

Zerbst Banner

[City of Zerbst banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 3 Feb 2007

It is a red-white vertical bicolour with arms shifted to the top.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Zerbst City, version 2 July 2014
Jörg Majewski, 3 Feb 2007

Zerbst City Colours 1896

[Zerbst city colours 1896] 1:2 Zerbst city colours 1896 image by Tomislav Todorović, 21 Apr 2019

The colours were cinnabar and white, granted in 1896 by Duke Friedrich I of Anhalt.
Source: Anhaltischer Staats-Anzeiger, edition 7.11.1896, Dessau
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Apr 2019

Zerbst Coat of Arms

[City of Zerbst CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 3 Feb 2007

Shield Argent, an embattled throughout city wall Gules masoned Sable with gate lodge Gules having a roof Azure, port and windows Sable, open portcullis Azure, on the wall five embattled towers Gules with windows Sable, each one topped by a cone roof Azure, topped by a crosslet Or; the wall is charged with two inescutcheons: 1) the dexter one parted per pale; at dexter Argent, a demi-eagle Gules armed Or and couped per pale; at sinister barry of 10 of Sable and Or charged with a crancelin Vert; 2) the sinister one Argent, a bendy embattled wall Gules with door Argent, on embattlements a bear passant Sable crowned and collared Or
Meaning:
Wall and towers are stressing the rank of a city. The right inescutcheon displays the arms of Brandenburg (demi-eagle, modification), Saxony (crancelin). The left inescutcheon displays the arms of Anhalt.
Source: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of Zerbst City, version 2 July 2014
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Aug 2018

Lindau City Colours 1896

[Lindau (Anhalt) city colours 1896] 1:2 Lindau city colours 1896 image by Tomislav Todorović, 21 Apr 2019

The colours were green and white, granted in 1896 by Duke Friedrich I of Anhalt.
Source: Anhaltischer Staats-Anzeiger, edition 7.11.1896, Dessau
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Apr 2019

The arms were approved on 9 February 1995, banner and flag were approved on 24 July 1995, all by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Dessau.
Thomas Rystau, 9 Dec 2018


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