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Vohburg upon Donau City (Germany)

Stadt Vohburg an der Donau, Landkreis Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Bayern

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It is a blue-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2021

Vohburg Coat of Arms

Shield Argent a fox rampant Gules.
The fox, more precisely a vixen (German: Vohe), is canting, She appeared first on a local seal with prints since 1389, but is probably older. All later images since 1562 (e.g. Apian) display the same pattern.
Source: Stadler 1968, p.84
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2021

The arms are in use since the 14th century.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2021

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