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by Stefan Schwoon
Flag adopted 19 August 1976
Black-yellow-blue stripes, adopted 19.08.1976. The seat of the county is Erlangen. During the 1972 municipal reform, Erlangen county was united with the (then Upper Franconian) Höchstadt county to form the new county Erlangen-Höchstadt. Sources: Linder and Schmidt 2000, arms image from Linder and Olzog 1996.
Stefan Schwoon, 20 August and 11 October 2001
From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:
The arms are a combination of the arms of the two former counties [Erlangen and Höchstadt].
Santiago Dotor, 30 January 2004