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County and Municipal Flags (Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)

Kreis- und Gemeindeflaggen in Nordrhein-Westfalen

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[Northrhine-Westphalia civil flag] 3:5  image by M. Schmöger, 18 Sep 2001
this flag is also flown by the authorities of the subdivisions of Northrhine-Westphalia

How to use
Any other municipal entity not listed below, and many boroughs and villages, still having a flag, can be found either by clicking upon their proper counties listed below or, if you don't know the county by using either the complete index ordered by alphabet or by trying the search function of Stefan Schwoon's database !

Higher Communal Associations (Kommunalverbände, Landesverbände and Landschaftsverbände): County Flags (Kreisflaggen): Flags of Former Counties (Flaggen ehemaliger Kreise): County-Free City Flags (Flaggen kreisfreier Städte):

Other cities can be found within their proper counties above.

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Higher Communal Associations / Kommunalverbände, Landesverbände and Landschaftsverbände

Higher communal associations in North Rhine-Westphalia are a difficult subject, as their territories partially overlap. There are two higher communal associations that are basically congruent with the borders of former Prussian provinces, the Landschaftsverband Rheinland and the Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe.
Furthermore a part of Westfalen-Lippe also forms the Landesverband Lippe (former state of Lippe), and there is a Kommunalverband Ruhrgebiet containing territories of Rheinland and Westfalen-Lippe.
M. Schmöger, 15 Oct 2001

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