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Municipality of Kranenburg (Germany)

Gemeinde Kranenburg, Kreis Kleve, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Kranenburg banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011
approved 28 July 1972 See also:

Banner

Description of banner:
It is a red - yellow vertical bicolour. The charges of the coat of arms are placed into a red bannerhead.
Source: Source: 2 of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Kranenburg, version 14 April 2000, updated 2 July 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red shield is a golden (=yellow) castle masoned black, flanked by two silver (= white) cranes.
Meaning:
According to source the arms are based on the old seal of Kranenburg, which known since the 13th century. The cranes and castle together are canting, "Kranenburg" means "castle of the cranes".
Sources: 2 of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Kranenburg, version 14 April 2000, updated 2 July 2008 andNagel 1986
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Düsseldorf on 28 July 1972.


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