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Municipality of Bitz (Germany)

Gemeinde Bitz, Zollernalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg

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[Bitz banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2013
approved 8 May 1951 See also:

Municipality of Bitz

Bitz Banner

Description of banner:
It is a blue - white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: county's homepage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2013

Bitz Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue shield is a silver (= white) eagle's wing. The shield has a golden (= yellow) chief, superimposed by a black attire.
Meaning:
The attire is representing the Kings of Württemberg, the former rulers, while the eagle's wing is representing the Lords of Lichtenstein, local rulers until 1386.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

The current coat of arms was approved on 17 April 1958 by minister of interior of Baden-Württemberg, published in GABl 219/1958. A blue - white bicolour was already approved on 8 May 1951 by ministry of state of Württemberg-Hohenzollern.


Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2013


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