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Bodensee County (Germany)

Bodenseekreis, Tübingen District, Baden-Württemberg

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[Bodenseekreis county banner] 5:2 image by Stefan Schwoon,23 Mar 2001
approved 27 February 1976

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White-blue with the arms. This county is situated on the northern shore of Lake Constance or Bodensee. Sources: Falko Schmidt, arms from Linder and Olzog 1996.
Stefan Schwoon, 23 Mar 2001

From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:

The arms were granted on 27 February 1976. The base of the shield symbolises the Bodensee, Germany's largest lake on the border with Switzerland. The wheel is derived from the arms of the Lords von Markdorf and Raderach. At the same time it also symbolizes the present industry in the county.

Literature: Linder and Olzog 1996.

Santiago Dotor, 12 Mar 2002

Civil Flag

[Bodenseekreis county civil banner] 5:2 image by Santiago Dotor, 12 Mar 2002

approved 27 February 1976

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