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Kirchheim on Ries Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Kirchheim am Ries, Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2018-12-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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Kirchheim on Ries Municipality

Kirchheim Banner

It is a white-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2018

Kirchheim Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, in base a saltire Argent, in chief a church Argent with its belfry at dexter.
The church (German: Kirche) is a canting element. The saltire and tinctures are taken from the arms of the Princes of Oettingen, who had been founders and reeves of the local Cistercian monastery.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2018

Banner and arms were approved on 2 July 1965 by Minister of Interior of Baden-Württemberg, published in GABl 485/1965.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2018

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