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Saale-Holzland County (Germany)

Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Thüringen

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[Saale-Holzland County banner (Thuringia, Germany)] 5:2 image by Stefan Schwoon, 12 Mar 2001 See also:

Saale-Holzland County

Saale-Holzland County Banner

It is a green-white-red vertical ticolour in proportions 1:2:1 with the arms shifted to top.
Source: Ulle 2000
Stefan Schwoon, 14 Mar 2001

Saale-Holzland County Coat of Arms

The district in the Middle Ages belonged to either the Counts of Orlamünde, represented by the black lion with red hearts, and the Lords of Lobdeburg, represented by the silver bend in the upper right part of the arms. Later the whole area belonged to the Duchy of Sachsen-Eisenberg, the arms of Sachsen are shown in the upper left corner.
Sources: Hartmut Ulle: "Neues Thüringer Wappenbuch", vol. 1, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Genealogie Thüringen e.V., Erfurt 1996
Santiago Dotor, 22 Feb 2002

The banner was approved on 24 March 1998 and the arms were approved on 18 August 1997.
Stefan Schwoon, 13 Mar 2001

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