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Niederaula Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Niederaula, Hersfeld-Rotenburg-Kreis, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Niederaula municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 22 Nov 2006
approved 28 February 1978 See also:

Niederaula Municipality

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants: 5,554
Hersfeld-Rotenburg County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 28 February 1978
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 22 Nov 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, an owl statant guardant Argent armed Or, flanked by an 8-point star Argent in sinister chief and a bar wavy Argent in base, charged with four wavy lines Sable.
The owl is a canting element. Name giver of the municipality is Aula creek, which means "creek of owls" (German: Eulenbach). The four connected waves are representing four creeks crossing the municipality. The number of points of the star is representing the eight villages forming the municipality. The star is also representing the Counts of Ziegenhain, former rulers for centuries.
The arms were approved on 28 February 1978.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 June 2017

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