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Münchhausen (Christenberg) Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Münchhausen (am Christenberg), Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf, Gießen District, Hes

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Münchhausen (am Christenberg) municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 16 Sep 2006
approved 19 March 1985 See also:

Münchhausen (am Christenberg) Municipality

It is a white-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants 3,606
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner approved on 19 March 1985
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 16 Sep 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, a pile Argent, crowned by a cross patty issuant Argent and charged in base with a 5-spokes wheel Sable.
The cross is representing the Christenberg, name giver of the municipality and its medieval church. The wheel is alluding to the Archbishops of Mainz, the former rulers. The five spokes are representing the five villages forming the municipality.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017

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