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Oberdolling Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Oberdolling, Landkreis Eichstätt, Bayern

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Oberdolling Municipality

Oberdolling Banner

It is a yellow-black-yellow vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Oct 2021

Oberdolling Coat of Arms

Shield Sable a lion rampant issuant Or, crowned, armed and tongued Gules, chief parted per fess of Sable and Argent charged with a pale Sable.
The chief is a differentiation of the personal arms of Ulrich of Mendorf, who was the first possessor of Oberdolling Castle in 1339. The lion is taken from the family arms pf the Barons of Hegnenburg-Dux, who owned the Oberdolling district (Bavarian: Hofmark) since 1692, in exchange with the Oberhaunstadt district, until 1821.
Source: Karl Zecherle: "Gemeindewappen im Kreis Eichstätt", Eichstätt 1985, pp.50-51
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Oct 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 25 March 1985 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberbayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Oct 2021

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