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Municipality of Jagstzell (Germany)

Gemeinde Jagstzell, Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Jagstzell banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2013
approved 13 November 1980 See also:

Municipality of Jagstzell

Jagstzell Banner

Description of banner:
It is a white - red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg


Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2013

Jagstzell Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield has a blue base, superimposed by a silver (= white) trout. In the golden (= yellow) main field is a red chapel with windows black and a wall, five towers and a closed door. A nun is looking outside from the top of the front wall. Please note that within source the trout is spotted red.
Meaning:
The settlement on the banks of the little river Jagst developped beneath a small nuns' monastery, also called a cell. The monastery existed until 1170. The arms are canting, the chapel is representing the monastery and the blue base with fish is representing the river Jagst.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

The banner was approved on 13 November 1980 by the county administration, published in GABl 232/1981. The coat of arms was adopted between 1928 and 1930.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2013


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