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Edermünde Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Edermünde, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: edermuende | pall(wavy) | quatrefoil |
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[Edermünde municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 29 Oct 2006
approved 23 June 1981 See also:

Edermünde Municipality

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:10:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
administration seat: Holzhausen am Hahn
inhabitants: 7218
Werra-Meißner County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 23 June 1981
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 29 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules divided by pall wavy Argent, in base a quatrefoil Argent.
The arms show the Eder and the Fulda rivers, the Eder flowing into the Fulda, which is a canting element ("Edermünde" means "mouth of Eder"). The flower in base is representing the four merged municipalities Besse, Grifte, Haldorf and Holzhausen.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 June 2017

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