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Calw County (Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)

Landkreis Calw

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[Calw County (Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)] 5:2
by Stefan Schwoon
Flag adopted 11th December 1987, coat-of-arms adopted 10th December 1973


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Description

Red-yellow with the arms. Source: Falko Schmidt, arms from Stadler 1964-1971.

Stefan Schwoon, 18 March 2001

Adopted 11.12.1987, according to Dirk Schönberger's Administrative Divisions of the World website. From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:

The arms were granted on July 11, 1961 and after the district reform again on December 10, 1973. The arms are based on the arms of the city of Calw, with the addition of a fountain in the lower part. The three mountain tops represent the three former Württemberg districts of Calw, Nagold and Neuenburg which were combined to the district Calw in 1938. The fountain represents the many spas and springs in the district. Until 1934 the (smaller) district of Calw used a seal with a natural lion on a mountain top. (...)

Literature: Stadler 1964-1971.

Santiago Dotor, 1 March 2002


Civil Flag

[Calw County, civil flag (Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)] 5:2
by Santiago Dotor
Flag adopted 11th December 1987