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Oberschwarzach Market Town (Germany)

Markt Oberschwarzach, Landkreis Schweinfurt, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Oberschwarzach town banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020
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Oberschwarzach Market Town

Oberschwarzach Banner

It is a black-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

Oberschwarzach Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Gules a sword and a key, both Argent in saltire, beneath Or a demi-stag salient issuant Sable.
The stag is taken from the arms of the Lords of Stolberg, local rulers since the 12th century. Key and sword are the attributes of St. Peter and St. Paul, the local patron saints.
Source: Unterfranken history page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 15 October 1981.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

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