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Bennewitz Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Bennewitz, Landkreis Leipzig, Sachsen

Last modified: 2022-12-24 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bennewitz municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Dec 2022
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Bennewitz Municipality

Bennewitz Banner

It is a green-white-green vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top in the white stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Dec 2022

Bennewitz Coat of Arms

Shield Argent with base Vert charged with a fess wavy Argent, issuant from base a linden Vert with 13 leaves, flanked by two impending plough shares Sable.
The fess wavy is a representation of the Mulde River, the number of lindens is representing the 12 former villages and the municipality. The plough shares are symbolising the rural character.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Dec 2022

The banner was approved on 7 October 1997. The arms were approved on 16 June 1996.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Dec 2022

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