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City of Bad Honnef (Germany)

Stadt Bad Honnef, Rhein-Sieg Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Introduction

According to 1(3) of source to Honnef were granted the rights of a city by the Prussian king on 14 July 1862. By a decree of the government of Northrhine-Westphalia the city gained also the right to add the prefix Bad (Engl.: spa) to its name on 27 January 1960.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2010

Banner

Description of banner:
It is a blue - white - red vertical tricolour with ratio 1:2:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: 4(4) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Bad Honnef, version 20 July 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is chequered 30 times into silver(=white) and red superimposed by a 5-tongued blue cadency mark.
Meaning:
According to Ralf Hartemink's webpage the counts of Sponheim-Blankenburg owned the district LLöwenberg, of which Honnef was a major city. Their arms became those of the city.
Source: 4(4) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Bad Honnef, version 20 July 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010


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