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Municipality of Rheurdt (Germany)

Gemeinde Rheurdt, Kreis Kleve, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rheurdt banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011
approved 11 August 1979 See also:


Description of banner:
It is a blue - yellow - blue triband with ratio 1:2:1. The charges of the coat of amrs are placed into a blue bannerhead.
Source: Source: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Rheurdt, version 1 October 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a silver (=white) stag's head topped by a golden Latin cross. In the chief are three golden apples ordered horizontally.
According to source the colours are those of the dukes of Geldern, the former rulers. The stag's head awith cross is symbolizing St.Hubert and the apples are symbolizing St. Nicolas/. They are the patron saints of Schaephuysen and Rheurdt.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Jul 2011

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Düsseldorf on 11 August 1979.

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