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Kirchhain City (Germany)

Stadt Kirchhain, Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Kirchhain city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Sep 2006
approved 1967 See also:

Kirchhain City

It is a red-white-red-white-red vertical 5-stripes banner with a white bannerhead, charged with a throughout black cross.
inhabitants 16,367
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner approved 1967, in use since 1952
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 20 Sep 2006

Although having been a possession of Landgraves of Hesse, the city was pawned to the Teutonic Order from 1350 til 1370. The cross in banner is representing that one of the order.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.56
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017

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