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City of Radevormwald (Germany)

Stadt Radevormwald, Oberbergischer Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Radevormwald flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jul 2011 See also:

Flag reported 1972

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a white over red horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.79
But according to 1(3) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Radevormwald,version 25 February 2000, updated 27 October 2009 there are just colours of the city, they are red - white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a silver (=white) shield is a red, rampant, double queued lion, crowned, armed and tongued blue, holding a golden (= yellow) sinister-bendy key in his right fore paw.
Meaning:
According to source the lion is symbolizing the counts of Berg, the former rulers. The key is a distinguishing mark. This ensemble is known from seals since 1363.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.79
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jul 2011

The current version of the coat of arms was approved by minister of interior of Prussia in 1934.


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