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Schwienau municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Schwienau, SG Altes Amt Ebstorf, Uelzen county, Lower Saxony

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[Schwienau municipality] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Apr 2007
adopted 13 Feb 1981

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Municipality of Schwienau

Municipality of Schwienau (Samtgemeinde* Altes Amt Ebstorf / Uelzen County / Lower Saxonia).
Its ratio is 3:5. It's a green over white horizontal bicolour superimposed by the coat of arms.
Description of coat of arms: The shield is divided by a light blue (FIAV-code B-) fessy wavy line with a white roundel on each side. The chief shows the green leaf of a linden tree in a silver (=white) field. The base shows a big silver (=white) stone (germ: Findling) in a green field.
Source: I spotted the coat of arms on 28 March 2007. The image of the flag was made according to Hauptstaatsarchiv Hannover, where the flag was submitted on 13 February 1981, so described in
*A "Samtgemeinde", also called "collective municipality" is a combination of several municipalities to an administrative community in Lower Saxony.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 April 2007