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City of Meckenheim (Germany)

Stadt Meckenheim, Rhein-Sieg Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Meckenheim flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Jul 2010 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue flag. The coat of arms is shifted to the hoist.
Source:
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The silver(=white) shield is divided by a black cross, which is superimposed by a blue imperial globe with golden cross.
Meaning:
The cross is symbolizing the archbishopric and electorate of Köln. The globe is, according to Ralf Hartemink's webpage said to be a symbol for Princess Richeza of Palatinate, who gave the village to the archbishops of Köln in 1056.
Source: 2(5) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Meckenheim, version 23 November 2009
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Jul 2010


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