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Rabenau Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Rabenau, Landkreis Gießen, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rabenau municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Aug 2006
in use since ca. 1970 See also:

Rabenau Municipality

It is a vertical red-white-red 3-stripes banner with ratio approx. 2:9:2. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the white stripe.
administration seat: Londorf
inhabitants 5,396
Gießen county
district Gießen, state Hesse
municipality formed at 1 October 1970 by 6 villages
Flag in use since approximately 1970
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther, with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 23 Aug 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, a trefoil of hearts Sable, chief plain Gules.
The municipality overtook the symbols of former Londorf municipality. The arms are a modification of the Nordeck zur Rabenau family, the chief was added as a distinguishing mark.
The coat of arms was approved on 30 July 1971 by Minister of Interior of Hesse. It had formerly been approved on 18 March 1958 to Londorf Municipality, which had been incorporated into Rabenau on 1 October 1970
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2017

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