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Amelinghausen Comprehensive Municipality (Germany)

Samtgemeinde Amelinghausen, Landkreis Lüneburg, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-07-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Amelinghausen municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2007
flag of Amelinghausen municipality
See also:

Amelinghausen Comprehensive Municipality (SG)

SG has no proper flag but shares the symbols of Municipality.
Source: Jürgen Sprunck, an official of the comprehensive municipality
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2007


Amelinghausen Municipality

Amelinghausen Flag

The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a black over red over yellow horizontal tricolour with centred arms.
Source: Jürgen Sprunck, an official of the comprehensive municipality, unfurled the townhall's flag for me on 26 October 2007.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2007

Amelinghausen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess; above Or a demi-lion rampant Azure, armed and tongued Gules holding a short sword Gules in bend sinister by his right forepaw; beneath Gules an oak branch Or with three acorns.
Meaning:
The flag colours are taken probably from the flag of Lower Saxony, which are the same as those of entire Germany. The demi-lion is a modification taken from the arms of the county and the Dukes of Braunschweig-Lüneburg
Source: Jürgen Sprunck, an official of the comprehensive municipality
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2007


Oldendorf upon Luhe Municipality

Oldendorf upon Luhe Flag

[Oldendorf upon Luhe municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2017

It is a yellow over green horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Sources:
(1) this online catalogue
(2) Klaus Günther: "Neugefundene Kommunalflaggen", in "Der Flaggenkurier", edition 1 May 2017, pp.23-31
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2017

Oldendorf upon Luhe Coat of Arms

Shield parted by a pall wavy Argent, above both sides plain Vert, in base Or a dolmen Sable.
Meaning:
The pall wavy is symbolising Luhe River, the dolmen is alluding to the local necropolis with numerous dolmens.
Source: Klaus Günther: "Neugefundene Kommunalflaggen", in "Der Flaggenkurier", edition 1 May 2017, pp.23-31
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2017


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