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Market Town of Gars (Germany)

Markt Gars, Kreis Mühldorf, Oberbayern District, Bavaria

Last modified: 2014-03-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gars town banner (Germany)] 5:2 image by M. Schmöger, 29 Jan 2002
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The market-town Gars uses its historical arms, granted in 1567. The arms show (blazon): Per pale of Argent and Gules, overall a serpent bendwise Vert langued Gules. Traditionally Gars used a flag of white-red (possibly red-white); only recently (in 2001) the municipality decided to adopt a new flag providing more contrast, when used with the arms on it. The flag is white-green and bears the arms. The adoption of the flag was covered in an article available online; however, currently the server seems to have some problems, so the article is not accessible now.

M. Schmöger, 29 Jan 2002

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