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Municipality of Recke (Germany)

Gemeinde Recke, Kreis Steinfurt, Northrhine-Westphalia

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[Recke banner]  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jul 2010
approved 27 March 1961 See also:


Description of banner:
It is a white - blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.492
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The silver (=white) field is divided by seven blue bars, the whole is superimposed by a black tower having a triangular roof.
According to source the bars have been taken from the arms of the barons of Horstmar, which had real estates and the right of cognisance in the area. The tower is that one of the local church.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.202
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jul 2010

The banner was approved by minister of interior of Northrhine-Westphalia on 27 March 1961, the coat of arms by Oberpräsident of Prussian province of Westphalia on 1 April 1939.

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