Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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It is a blue-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in a white bannerhead.
administration seat: Mittelkalbach
Kassel District , state Hesse
municipality formed on 1 August 1972 by merger of 7 villages
banner approved on 4 April 1976
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 16 Oct 2006
Shield off-centred parted per pale; the smaller part at dexter is parted per fess, above Or three chevrons Gules, beneath Argent a throughout cross Sable; at sinister, at sinister Azure a chestnut leaf Argentwith seven fingers accompanied in base by abend sinister wavy Or.
The chevrons are taken from the arms of the Counts of Hanau, the cross from the arms of the Abbots of Fulda. Both had several possessions in the territory of the municipality. The fingers of the chestnut leaf are representing the former municipalities of Kalbach: Eichenried, Heubach, Oberkalbach, Mittelkalbach, Niederkalbach, Uttrichshausen and Veitsteinbach. The bend wavy in base is representing Kalbach creek. The arms were approved on 4 April 1976.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 June 2017
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