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Municipality of Grafenau (Germany)

Gemeinde Grafenau, Kreis Böblingen, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Grafenau banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sep 2013
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Municipality of Grafenau

Grafenau Banner

Description of banner:
It is a red - white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Stefan Schwoon spotted this banner on 13 June 2004 at the Döffingen town hall.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sep 2013

Grafenau Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red shield is a silver (= white) white Maltese cross in base topped by two golden (= yellow) haymakers, crossed per saltire.
The cross is symbolizing the former municipality of Dätzingen, a possession of the Order of St. John, while the haymakers, agricultural tools, are representing the former municipality of Döffingen. Both villages merged on 1 September 1972.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

Banner and coat of arms were approved on 25 April 1974 by minister of interior of Baden-Württemberg, published in GABl 1106/1974.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sep 2013

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