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Elfingen commune (Aargau canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Elfingen] image by Pascal Gross

Gules a Patriarchal Cross patte Argent issuant from Coupeaux Vert.
Željko Heimer
, 10 February 2001

Hungary Moderne? No - apart from difference between Coupeaux vs. Triple Mount, which may be ignored on some level, the Hungary moderne has additionally a golden crown in the base of the cross. Probably there is no connection between the two...]
Željko Heimer, 10 February 2001

From www.brugg-online.ch/gemeinde/el/portrait.htm "1322 schenkte Königin Agnes von Ungarn den Elfinger Hof dem Kloster Königsfelden' - in 1322 Queen Agnes of Hungary presented the court of Elfingen to the monastery Königsfelden.

So perhaps there is a connection...
Jarig Bakker, 10 February 2001

Confirmation from Ralf Hartemink's site:

"The cross is derived from the arms of Hungary, as the village was a possession of the Königsfelden Abbey, which was founded by Queen Agnes of Hungary."
Jarig Bakker, 11 February 2001

In 2022, the new municipality of Böztal was created by merging the municipalities of Bözen, Effingen, Elfingen and Hornussen.
Valentin Poposki, 16 March 2022