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City of Tornesch (Germany)

Stadt Tornesch, Kreis Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Tornesch flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 17 Jun 2006
approved 6 December 1991

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Current Flag

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Nov 2012

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a golden (= yellow), embattled tower, masoned black with black windows and an open gate. The tower is flanked by two upright leaves of an ash tree.
Both elements together are canting: a tower (Lower German: Torn) and an ash tree (Esche), represented by two leaves. The city consisting of Esingen village and Tornesch railway station had the name Esingen until 1930.
Source: Reißmann 1997 , p.345
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Nov 2012

The flag was approved on 6 December 1991. The coat of arms was approved on 3 September 1965. The artist is Wilhelm Horst Lippert from Brunsbüttel.

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