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Biebesheim upon Rhine Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Biebesheim am Rhein, Landkreis Groß-Gerau, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Biebesheim upon Rhine banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 12 June 2006
approved 16 August 1979 See also:

Biebesheim upon Rhine Municipality

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants 6,544
Groß-Gerau County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 16 August 1979
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 12 June 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, a horseshoe Argent pointing downwards.
The horseshoe appeared first on the local court seal of 1546 and is probably used longer as a local symbol of the village (German: Gemerke).
The arms were officially approved in 1926.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.22
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2017

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