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Kefenrod Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Kefenrod, Wetteraukreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Kefenrod municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 11 June 2006
approved 10 May 1968 See also:

Kefenrod Municipality

It is a green-yellow-green vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants 3,029
Wetterau County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 10 May 1968
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 11 June 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield divided by a bend wavy Or, above right Sable two swords Argent in saltire, beneath left Vert two mattocks Argent in saltire.
The arms are canting. The name is derived from Kempfenrod. Kempfen, or Kämpfen, meaning "fighting", which is symbolised by the crossed swords in chief. The suffix "-rod" means forest clearance, which is symbolised by the mattocks in base. The bend wavy is representing Seemenbach, a local creek.
The arms were approved on 10 May 1968.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 May 2017

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