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Molfsee Subcounty (Germany)

Amt Molfsee, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein

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

Blumenthal Municipal Flag

[Blumenthal municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 19 May 2006
approved 30 October 2001

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013

Blumenthal Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (= yellow) shield are two averted flowers, having green leaves and red petals seeded silver (= white). The green wavy chief is divided by a silver (= white) bar wavy.
Meaning:
The arms are canting. Only the bar wavy is alluding to the Eider River.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.91

The flag was approved on 30 October 2001. The coat of arms was approved on 5 February 1996. The artist is Stefan Anders from Blumenthal.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013


Municipality of Mielkendorf

Mielkendorf Municipal Flag

[Mielkendorf municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 5 May 2006
approved 29 July 1992

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It green over yellow horizontal bicolour. The lower stripe is broader. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013

Mielkendorf Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess engrailed. Above in a golden (= yellow) field are two green oak leaves ordered fessy. The green field below is divided by a silver (= white) fess wavy.
Meaning:
The thorns of the engrailed line are symbolizing the most important buildings in the settlement core; kindergarden, school and firebrigade station under the same roof. The leaves are symbolizing forestal riches, a local hill crowned by oaks, and the former entities of Mielkendorf and Blockshagen, which had been united in 1928. The colours yellow and green are symbolizing agriculture.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.240

The flag was approved on 29 July 1992. The coat of arms was approved on 16 December 1987. The artist is Angela Röber from Mielkendorf.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013


Municipality of Rodenbek

Rodenbek Municipal Flag

[Rodenbek municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 26 May 2006
approved 12 December 2002

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013

Rodenbek Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided by a fess wavy (above: blue, below: silver (= white)) into green over silver (= white). Above is a blue, ascending kingfisher. Below is a golden (= yellow) sheaf with six ears of grain.
Meaning:
The number of ears is symbolizing the settlement cores of Hohenhude, Hohenhude-Siedlung, Rodenbek, Ruhm, Steinfurt und Annenhof. The fess wavy is symbolizing the Eider (river), Westensee (lake), Schierensee Graben (trench?) and the Aalbek (creek). The kingfisher is an endemic species.The grain is symbolizing agriculture as an important business line.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 12 December 2002. The coat of arms was approved on 16 February 2001. The artist is Gisela Gördes from Ascheberg.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013


Municipality of Rumohr

Rumohr Municipal Flag

[Rumohr municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 12 May 2006
approved 26 July 1998

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a white flag. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag. A green wavy line is continuing the fess wavy from the arms to both ends of the sheet.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013

Rumohr Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The green shield is divided by a silver (= white) fess wavy on the base with two silver (= white) reed maces issuant and seeded black. Between the maces are two averted, silver (= white) herons.
Meaning:
The name is probably derived from "rough swamp" (German: raues Moor). A connection with the family having the same name couldn't be proven. Thus the arms are canting. The number of herons is also symbolizing the villages of Rumohr and Rotenhahn.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.294

The flag was approved on 26 July 1998. The coat of arms was approved on 16 November 1995. The artist is Astrid Gätje from Kiel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2013


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