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Großbartloff Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Großbartloff, Kreis Eichsfeld, Thuringia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Großbartloff municipal banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Apr 2013
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Großbartloff Municipality

Großbartloff Banner

It is a white-red vertical bicolour with coat of arms shifted to the top.
Sources: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Großbartloff , version 5 October 2004 and Stefan Schwoon's database
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Oct 2016

Großbartloff Coat of Arms

The shield is parted per fess. Above in a red field is a silver mural wall masoned black. Its open door is charges with a silver 6-spokes wheel. Beneath in a silver field is a bunch of three black juniper berries leaved green.
Meaning:
The upper ensemble is acc. to source representing eight farmhouses under the protection of the Archbishopric of Mainz, symbolized by the wheel. The area has many juniper bushes. Juniper was used in the past as a natural medicine by the local people. Furthermore the berries are referring to a nickname of the inhabitants.
Source: "Wappen und Siegel der Städte und Gemeinden des Landkreises Eichsfeld", edited by Kultur und Sportamt des Landkreises Eichsfeld, Duderstadt 1997, p.60
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Oct 2016


Presentation of Großbartloff

Großbartloff had 935 inhabitants in 2015 and covers 13.8 km². The municipality was first mentioned in 1358.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Oct 2016


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