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City of Netphen (Germany)

Stadt Netphen, Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Netphen banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jul 2011
approved 8 March 1974 See also:


[Netphen banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jul 2011

Description of banner:
It is a blue - yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.469
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in a blue field is the upper half of a golden (=yellow) rampant lion, armed and tongued red. The field is scattered with golden (=yellow) shingles. Below in a golden (=yellow) field is a black boar, tongued red and armed silver (=white).
According to source the lion is taken from the arms of the counts of Nassau, the boar appeared first on seals of the inn of court in Netphen-Irmgarteichen in 1467.
Source: : Veddeler 2003, p.185
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jul 2011

The banner was approved by Regierungspräsident Arnsberg on 8 March 1974, the coat of arms already on 10 February 1970.

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