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Municipality of Engelskirchen (Germany)

Gemeinde Engelskirchen, Oberbergischer Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: engelskirchen | demi-lion(red) | markian chequered bar | crowned | double queued | issuant |
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[Engelskirchen flag] 1:1  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011
approved 24 March 1976 See also:

Current Flag

Description of flag:
The ratio is 1:1. It is an armorial flag.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Engelskirchen,version 13 March 1997, updated 25 February 2010
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Banner

[Engelskirchen banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Description of banner:
It is a red - white - red vertical triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the white stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Engelskirchen,version 13 March 1997, updated 25 February 2010
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Above in a silver (= white) field is a red, double queued demi-lion issuant, crowned, armed and tongued blue. Below the field is 3 x 6 chequered into silver (= white) and red.
Meaning:
According to source the lion is symbolizing the counts of Berg, the chequered field the counts of Mark. Historically the municipality was part of both counties.
Sources: Nagel 1986 and 2(1) of local Hauptsatzung
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Flag, banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on 24 March 1976.


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