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City of Weinstadt (Germany)

Stadt Weinstadt, Rems-Murr Kreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Weinstadt city banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Oct 2013
approved 3 May 1976 See also:

City of Weinstadt

Weinstadt City Banner

Description of banner:
It is a black - yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Stefan Schwoon spotted this banner on 13 October 2002 at the local town hall in Beutelsbach.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Oct 2013

Weinstadt Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In the centre of the black shield is a golden (= yellow) bunch of grapes. The shield has a golden (= yellow) chief, superimposed by a black attire.
Meaning:
On 1 January 1975 the municipalities of Beutelsbach, Endersbach, Großheppach and Schnait merged and formed the municipality of Weinstadt, which gained the title of a city on 9 March 1976. Before on 1 January 1973 the municipality of Strümpfelbach had been incorporated into Endersbach. The bunch of grapes is a canting element, alluding to the fact that viticulture had been the main business line in all the five former municipalities. The attire and the colours of Württemberg - yellow and black - are symbolizing, that the area belonged to Old-Württemberg, which had one of its focal points in Beutelsbach. Furthermore the attire had been already an element within the arms of three of the former municipalities.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

Banner and coat of arms were approved on 3 May 1976 by the county administration, published in GABl 311/1977. The banner officially should be yellow - black.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Oct 2013


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