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Municipality of Metelen (Germany)

Gemeinde Metelen, Kreis Steinfurt, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Metelen banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jun 2010
approved 13 May 1964 See also:


Description of banner:
It is a red - yellow - red vertical triband with ratio 1:3:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.462
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jun 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red field is a golden(=yellow) imperial globe superimposed by a capital "M" of the same colour.
According to source the arms are derived from the seal of the imperial immunity of emperor Arnulf, who established a chapter-house in Metelen in 889.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.181
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jun 2010

Banner and coat of arms were approved by minister of interior of Northrhine-Westphalia on 13 May 1964.

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