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City of Goch (Germany)

Stadt Goch, Kreis Kleve, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Goch flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jul 2010 See also:

Flag with Coat of Arms

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a golden(=yellow) rampant, double queued demi-lionissuant, he is armed, tongued and crowned red. The base is golden(=yellow) with a red blossom of mespilus germanica, a fruit similar to small apples, barbed and seeded golden(=yellow).
According to source the blossom's existence can be proven since 1275 upon seals. The blossom was the original symbol of the counts of Geldern, the lion a later version.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.44
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jul 2010

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