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Municipality of Langerwehe (Germany)

Gemeinde Langerwehe, Kreis Düren, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Langerwehe banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2011
approved 18 August 1972 See also:

Banner

Description of banner:
It is a yellow green vertical bicolour. The elements in the coat of arms are shifted to the top.
2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Langerwehe version 12 April 1995, updated 20 May 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per pale. The dexter side shows in a golden (= yellow) field a black, rampant lion armed and tongued red. The sinister side shows in a green field three silver (= white) pitchers in tiangular order two above one.
Meaning:
According to source the arms are based upon a seal from 1543. The lion is symbolizing the dukes of Jülich, the former rulers. The pitchers are symbolizing the importance of pottery in former days.
Source: Nagel 1986
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2011

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on on 18 August 1972.


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