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Municipality of Berghaupten (Germany)

Gemeinde Berghaupten, Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Municipality of Berghaupten

Berghaupten City Banner

Description of banner:
It is a green - yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Aug 2013

Berghaupten Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per pale. The golden (= yellow) dexter half is divided by a red fess. The sinister half is canting, displaying in a silver (= white) field a head on top of a green triple mount. Colour of face and hair is silver (= white), the bust is red while the hat is black.
Meaning:
The head on top of a mountain is known from seals since 1536. The dexter half displays the arms of the Lords of Geroldseck, who died out in 1634.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

The current coat of arms was adopted in 1899.


Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Aug 2013


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