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Grebenhain Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Grebenhain, Vogelsbergkreis, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Grebenhain municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 2 Oct 2006
approved 16 April 1987 See also:

Grebenhain Municipality

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants 5,204
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner approved 16 April 1987
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 2 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Or, a half timber construction Sable called "Wilder Mann" (= savage), bordure Gules charged with 15 crosslets Argent. Blazon says however 15 stars.
Each crosslet is representing one of the 15 villages forming the municipality on 31 December 1971: Bannerod, Bermuthshain, Crainfeld, Grebenhain (incl. Oberwald), Hartmannshain, Heisters, Herchenhain, Ilbeshausen-Hochwaldhausen, Metzlos, Metzlos-Gehaag, Nösberts-Weidmoos, Vaitshain, Volkartshain, Wünschen-Moos and Zahmen.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017

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