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City of Rheinberg (Germany)

Stadt Rheinberg, Kreis Wesel, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rheinberg flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jul 2010 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jul 2010

Banner

[Rheinberg banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jul 2010

Description of banner:
It is an armorial banner.
Source: 2(5) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Rheinberg, version 14 October 2004, last updated 15 March 2010
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The silver(=white) shield is divided by a red cross, which is uperimposed by an upright golden(=yellow) key.
Meaning:
According to source s based upon a relief, placed above the entrance of the town hall of 1449. Though the location was ruled by the archbishopric and electorate of Köln, the colour of the cross became red. The key is an attribute of St.Peter, the patron of the archbishopric.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.82
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jul 2010


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