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City of Regensburg (Germany)

Stadt Regensburg, Oberpfalz District, Bavaria

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[City of Regensburg flag] 5:2 image by Stefan Schwoon, 7 Mar 2001 See also:

Regensburg city

Red over white, with the arms superimposed.
Dieter Linder, 18 Nov 1998

Red-white banner [hanging flag] with the arms. Sources: flag from Staack 1997, arms from Stadler 1964-1971.
Stefan Schwoon, 7 Mar 2001

From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website: The arms show the crossed keys of St.Peter, the patron saint of the city. When the keys were first used on the arms of the city is not clear; they are known since around 1300 as arms of the Counts of Regensburg and since 1320 as a symbol of the city. (...)
Literature: Stadler 1964-1971.
Santiago Dotor, 15 January 2002

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