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City of Velbert (Germany)

Stadt Velbert, Kreis Mettmann, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Velbert flag]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2011
approved 21 June 1976 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is approx 2:3. It is a red over white over red horizontal triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the white stripe and slightly shifted to the hoist.
Sources: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Velbert, version 9 December 2010 and template, located by Andrea Schmutzer, by courtesy of the City of Velbert
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2011

Banner

[Velbert banner]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2011

Description of banner:
It is a red - white - red vertical triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the white stripe and slightly shifted to the hoist.
Sources: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Velbert, version 9 December 2010 and template, located by Andrea Schmutzer, by courtesy of the City of Velbert
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red field is a silver (=white) key pointing downwards. The knob is superimposed by a green oak leaf, the beard by two black chevrons.
Meaning:
According to source the coat of arms is combining elements of the former cities of Langenberg(oak leaf), Neviges(chevrons) and Velbert(key).
Sources: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Velbert, version 9 December 2010 and city's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2011

Flag, banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Düsseldorf on 21 June 1976.

Borough of Neviges

[Neviges borough flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007

Description of flag:
The flags ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white horizontal bicolour.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.73
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007


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