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Dieterskirchen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Dieterskirchen, Landkreis Schwandorf, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-08-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Dieterskirchen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 19 Aug 2022
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Dieterskirchen Banner

It is a white-red-white vertical triband. The seal including the coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2022

Dieterskirchen Coat of Arms

Shield Gules a church Argent, issuant from base a triplemount of the same charged with a hunting horn Gules. The seal has a black circumscription in Gothic letters "Bayern" (above) and "Gemeinde Dieterskirchen" (below) separated by to little circles.
Mount and horn are canting elements from the family arms of the Barons of Horneck, who ruled the local district (Bavarian: Hofmark) and built castle and church. The church is a representation of the local parish church, dedicated to St. Ulrich.
Source: "Oberpfälzer Wappenbuch - Öffentliche Wappen der Oberpfalz", Regensburg 1991, pp.150-151
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 21 February 1978 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberpfalz.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2022

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