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Werder upon Havel City (Germany)

Stadt Werder an der Havel , Landkreis Potsdam-Mittelmark, Brandenburg

Last modified: 2019-03-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Werder(Havel) city flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Mar 2005 See also:

Werder upon Havel City

Werder Flag

It is a green-white-red horizontal tricolour with centred arms.
Sources: this online catalogue and 2(3) of the local Hauptsatzung, version 5 March 2009
Jörg Majewski, 23 Mar 2005

Werder Banner

[Werder(Havel) city banner]
5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Mar 2005
[Werder(Havel) city banner w/ mural crown]
5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Mar 2019
   

It is a green-white-red vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top. Sometimes the shield is topped by a golden mural crown with three visible towers.
Source: this online catalogue and 2(3) of the local Hauptsatzung, version 5 March 2009
Jörg Majewski, 23 Mar 2005

Werder Coat of Arms

[Werder (havel) CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Mar 2005

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Argent a demi-eagle Gules armed Or couped per pale, at sinister three trefoils Vert in pale.
Meaning:
The arms are based upon a local seal of the city from the 17th century. The eagle is that one of Brandenburg, the trefoils are symbolising agriculture, viticulture und fruit-growing. During DDR times the dexter half was golden, but in 1993 the historical silver tincture was restored.
Source: 2(2) of the local Hauptsatzung, version 5 March 2009 and Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Jörg Majewski, 23 Mar 2005

Flag and banner were approved on 25 November 2003. The arms were approved on 26 March 1993.
Jörg Majewski, 23 Mar 2005


Glindow Borough

Glindow Flag


[Glindow borough flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Mar 2019

It is a red-white-green horizontal tricolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Glindow Banner

[Glindow borough banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Mar 2019

It is a red-white-green vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Glindow Coat of Arms

The shield is fimbriated white with a black inscription "Glindow" in the top of that fimbriation. Shield Azure, a brickyard Or with chimney of the same, chief Argent three cherries proper in fess.
Meaning:
The brickyard is a representation of the brickyard museum of Brandenburg (Märkisches Ziegeleimuseum). The village was mentioned first in 1317 as "Glina", a Slavic name meaning "clay" or "loam", the base of brick manufacturing, established in 1462 by Lehnin Monastery. The cherries are representing local orcharding. The flag colours are those of Werder City.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Probably neither flag nor arms have been approved officially.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019


Phöben Borough

Phöben Flag


[Phöben borough flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Mar 2019

It is a blue-yellow-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1 and centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Phöben Banner

[Phöben borough banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Mar 2019

It is a blue-yellow-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1. The arms are shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Phöben Coat of Arms

Shield Vert with base wavy Azure, issuant from base a doublemount Or with a cherry tree Or in centre, having six blossoms Argent.
Meaning:
The base wavy is representing the Havel River, the doublemount two local hills, Haakberg and Wachtelberg. The cherry tree is symbolising local orcharding.
Source: Werder(Havel) city webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019


Plötzin Borough

Plötzin Flag


[Plötzin borough flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Mar 2019

It is a red-white-green horizontal tricolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Plötzin Banner

[Plötzin borough banner]http://www.werder-havel.de/content/portrait/portrait_ortsteile.php#p1_2ploetzin image by Jörg Majewski, 31 Mar 2019

It is a green-white-red vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Plötzin Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, a blackbird statant on a branch of cherry tree fuited proper, in chief Gules three chess-rooks of the first on the line of partition.
Meaning:
Bird and branch are referring to local orcharding. The line of partition might refer to local fences. The flag colours are those of Werder City.
Source: Werder(Havel) city webpage
Željko Heimer and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019

Probably neither flag nor arms have been approved officially.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2019


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