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Jevenstedt Subcounty (Germany)

Amt Jevenstedt, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein

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

Hamweddel Municipal Flag

[Hamweddel municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013
approved 11 November 2008

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013

Hamweddel Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister wavy into silver (= white) over red. Above right is a red wheel with eight spokes. Below left are three silver (= white) trees ordered alongside the wavy bend.
Meaning:
The colours are those of Holstein. The wavy line is symbolizing the Luhnau, a creek crossing the municipality. The wheel is symbolizing traffic and the historical highway from RendsburgRendsburg to Dithmarschen. The trees are a canting element. The name of the municipality means "ford in the wood".
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 11 November 2008. The artists are Anneliese König, Marcel Rohwer, Annegrit Sievers and Monika Sievers.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013


Municipality of Jevenstedt

Jevenstedt Municipal Flag

[Jevenstedt municipal flag] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013
approved 6 December 2010

Description of flag:
The ratio is 2:3. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013

Jevenstedt Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess wavy into silver (= white) over red. Above is a red dragon statant, reguardant superimposed by a golden (= yellow) sword pointing downwards. The red field below is divided by a silver (= white) pall reversed.
Meaning:
The print of a seal of Jevenstedt Parish from 1528 shows St. George with dragon and sword as his attributes. The attributes are also stressing the close relationship between the subcounty of Jevenstedt and its capital, the municipality of Jevenstedt. The pall reversed is symbolizing the ox trail, which had a fork with one branch heading to Neumünster and the other to Itzehoe. The fess wavy is symbolizing the Jevenau, a local creek.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.196

The flag was approved on 6 December 2010. The coat of arms was approved on 21 March 1985. The artists are Uwe Niels Husmann and Annegrit Sievers.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013


Municipality of Schülp bei Rendsburg

Schülp bei Rendsburg Municipal Flag

[Schülp(Rendsburg) municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 25 May 2006
approved 22 June 1984

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white over red horizontal triband with ratio 1:3:1. The municipal coat of arms is in the centre of the white stripe.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013

Schülp bei Rendsburg Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The red shield is divided by a silver (= white) fess wavy and a fess of the same colour. The chief is displaying a golden (= yellow) boat on a slipway. The base is displaying a golden (= yellow) three-peaked mountain.
Meaning:
The two fesses are symbolizing the Eider River and the Kiel Canal, both crossing the municipality on a parallel course. The boat is alluding to the dockyards and the numerous ship's carpenters. The mountain is symbolizing the local dunes. The colours red and white are those of Holstein. The yellow colour is symbolizing the wealth and the sand of the dunes.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.312

The flag was approved on 22 June 1984. The coat of arms was approved on 24 July 1981. The artist is Heinz Johnsen from Schülp.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013


Municipality of Stafstedt

Stafstedt Municipal Flag

[Stafstedt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013
approved 16 June 2009

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013

Stafstedt Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms: The shield is divided per bend wavy into silver (= white) over red. Above left is a red bull's head. Below right is a silver half-timbered farmhouse.
Meaning: The colours are those of Holstein. The bend wavy is symbolizing the Luhnau, a local creek. The bull's head is symbolizing the historical ox trail. The farmhouse is stressing that Stafstedt is one of the primordial villages of Holstein existing for some 900 or 1000 years.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 16 June 2009. The artists are Bernd Passig and Annegrit Sievers.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013


Municipality of Westerrönfeld

Westerrönfeld Municipal Flag

[Westerrönfeld municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 31 May 2006
approved 23 March 1970

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is nearly an armorial flag. The figures are shifted to the hoist.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013

Westerrönfeld Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The blue shield is divided by a golden (= yellow) pale. The pale is superimposed by a silver (= white) fess wavy. Above right (1st quarter) is a silver (= white) wheel with eight spokes. Below left (4th quarter) is a silver (= white), capsized anchor.
Meaning:
The fess wavy is symbolizing the Eider River, the Kiel Canal and the Wehrau, a local creek. The pale is symbolizing a tunnel crossing the Canal and being part of the federal road B77. The anchor and the blue colour are symbolizing the importance of shipping on the Canal and the Eider River. Finally the wheel is symbolizing traffic.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.366

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 23 March 1970. The artist is Wilhelm Horst Lippert from Brunsbüttel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2013


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