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Gorxheimertal Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Gorxheimertal, Landkreis Bergstraße, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gorxheimertal municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 30 June 2006
approved 16 April 1977 See also:

Gorxheimertal Municipality

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The red stripes are divided by a thin vertical white line each. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
administration seat: Unterflockenbach
inhabitants 4,117
Bergstraße County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
municipality formed on 31 December 1971 by merger of Gorxheim, Unterflockenbach and Trösel
banner approved on 16 April 1977
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 30 June 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a watermill's wheel Argent, in chief a Greek cross fitchy Argent.
The base probably is representing the Grundelbach, a local creek, and its mills in the past. The cross is a modification of the arms of Lorsch Abbey.
The arms were approved by Trösel municipality and afterwards overtaken by Gorxheimertal.
Source: Stadler 1967
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2017

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