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Flein Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Flein, Landkreis Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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Flein Municipality

Flein Banner

It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this image
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Nov 2017

Flein Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, issuant from base flames Or with tips Gules, heating a kettle Or, sitting in kettle a naked, praying saint proper, nimbed Or.
St. Vitus is the local patron saint, the kettle had been his instrument of torture. The ensemble already appeared on a stone of the municipal hall in 1604, on boundary stones in 1699 and in local seals since 1903.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

The arms were approved in 1956, and on occasion of the flag approval confirmed on 11 January 1957 by Minister of Interior of Baden-Württemberg.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Nov 2017

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