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by Stefan Schwoon
Flag and coat-of-arms adopted 1 March 1974
Red-yellow-blue stripes, adopted 01.03.1974. In 1973, the former Tirschenreuth county was merged with Kemnath. Sources: Linder and Schmidt 2000, arms image from Stadler 1964-1972.
Stefan Schwoon, 7 August and 1 October 2001
From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:
The new arms were granted on March 1, 1974, and combine the old arms with the blue bar taken from the arms of the former Kemnath county. The bar is derived from the arms of the Counts of Leuchtenburg.
Literature: Linder and Olzog 1996.
Santiago Dotor, 14 January 2004