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Municipality of Bedburg-Hau (Germany)

Gemeinde Bedburg-Hau, Kreis Kleve, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bedburg-Hau banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011
approved 13 March 1975 See also:

Banner

Description of banner:
It is an armorial banner.
Source: 2 of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Bedburg-Hau, version 28 November 1996, updated 24 November 2006
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in a blue field is a golden (= yellow) T-shaped so called Antonius cross. Below in a golden (= yellow) field is a red escarbuncle superimposed by a silver (=white) millstone.
Meaning:
According to source the upper part the cross is an attribute of St. Anthony. He is the patron saint of the church of Hau. The millstone is taken from the arms of former municipality of Till, the escarbuncle is symbolizing the dukes of Kleve, the former rulers.
Source: Nagel 1986
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Düsseldorf on 13 March 1975.


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