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Biburg Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Biburg, Landkreis Kelheim, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-04-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Biburg municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 25 Mar 2022
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Biburg Municipality

Biburg Banner

It is a banner lozengy of white and blue. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top in a circular shield fimbriated golden with a black circumscription "Gemeinde" (above) and "Biburg" (beneath).
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2022

Biburg Coat of Arms

Shield Gules a church Argent with two towers and roofs Azure, in dexter chief an inescutcheon parted per fess of Argent and Azure and charged with three heraldic roses seeded Or ordered 2:1 in counterchanged tinctures.
The arms display the local Romanic basilica, the local landmark. The inescutcheon displays the apocryphal arms of the Counts of Sittling, founders and reeves of the Benedictine Biburg Abbey, originally a double abbey, having a monastery and a nunnery. The arms were designed by Otto Hupp.
Source: Klemens Stadler: "Die Wappen der niederbayerischen Landkreise und Gemeinden", Landshut 1960, pp.42,78 -79
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2022

The banner has never been approved officially. The arms were approved on 3 January 1933 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2022

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