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Schwarzenborn City (Germany)

Stadt Schwarzenborn, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schwarzenborn city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 26 Oct 2006 See also:

Schwarzenborn City

It is a blue-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants: 1408
Werra-Meißner County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approval unknown
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 26 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Or, a sinister-facing goat-headed eagle Sable with claws and tongue Gules, surrounded by 19 6-point stars Argent.
The arms already appear on the oldest known seal of the city with prints since 1329. A 14th century secret seal just displays the star flanked by roses. In the 16th century the goat-headed eagle was placed under a chief with the star. Armourials since 1621 display a goat-headed eagle black with red togue in a silver shield, the inescutcheon is black and charged with a golden star. These arms are considered to be valid. The flag however contains a version, which was characterised as erroneous already by Klemens Stadler in 1967.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.82
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 June 2017

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