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Wipfeld Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Wipfeld, Landkreis Schweinfurt, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Wipfeld municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020
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Wipfeld Municipality

Wipfeld Banner

It is a white-red-white vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020

Wipfeld Coat of Arms

Shield Gules parted by a pale wavy Argent, at dexter initials Argent "CI" under a 6-point star of the same, at sinister is the mirror image of the dexter half.
The tinctures red and white ar those of the Bishopric of Würzburg, to which the village historically belonged. The pale wavy is rpresenting the River Main. The initials and the star are taken from the arms of Conrad Celtis, a famous humanist, born 1459 in Wipfeld.
Source: Unterfranken history page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 9 October 1978.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020

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