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Waldeck-Frankenberg County (Germany)

Kreis Waldeck-Frankenberg, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Waldeck-Frankenberg County flag (Germany)] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 15 Jan 2014
approved 26 January 1975 See also:

Waldeck-Frankenberg County

Waldeck-Frankenberg County Flag

Description of flag:
It is a black over red over yellow horizontal tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the hoist.
Source: Jörg Majewski's flags of German counties webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2014

Waldeck-Frankenberg County Banner

[County banner (Germany)] image by Jens Pattke, 28 Jan 2002
approved 26 January 1975

Description of banner:
It is a black - red - yellow vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Jörg Majewski's flags of German counties webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2014

County Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister into blue over gold (= yellow). Above is a barry demi-lion issuant, striped of silver (= white) and red. Below is a black 8-point star.
Meaning:
The arms were approveded on 21 June 21 1974. The arms combine the lion of Hesse, which was part of the arms of Frankenberg, with the 8-point star of Waldeck.
Source: Linder and Olzog 1996
Santiago Dotor, 21 April 2005

The Hauptsatzung [statutes] of Waldeck-Frankenberg with a description of the flag are available online here.
Stefan Schwoon, 29 Jan 2002


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