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Meinersen Comprehensive Municipality (Germany)

Samtgemeinde Meinersen, Landkreis Gifhorn, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2019-05-29 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: meinersen(sg) | meinersen | hillerse | leiferde | mueden(aller) | chequered(blue-white) | lion(blue) | watermill(wheel) | sword and scales | demi-lion | lozengy |
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[Meinersen comprehensive municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 4 May 2007 See also:

Meinersen Comprehensive Municipality

SG Meinersen Flag

It is a white-blue-white horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the blue stripe and slightly shifted to the hoist.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

SG Meinersen Banner

[Samtgemeinde Meinersen vertical flag] image by Jörg Majewski, 4 May 2007

It is a white-blue-white vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the blue stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Jörg Majewski, 4 May 2007

SG Meinersen Coat of Arms

[SG Meinersen CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 4 May 2007

Shield parted per fess, above Argent a lion passant Azure tongued Gules, beneath chequered of Azure and Argent.
Meaning:
The chequered field is probably alluding to the Lords of Meinersen, first mentioned in 1147. Duke Otto the Severe of Braunschweig conquered Meinersen Castle and the region in 1316. The lion is a modification from the arms of the dukes of Braunschweig and Lüneburg.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 May 2019

Flag and banner and arms were approved on 28 April 1978.
Jörg Majewski, 4 May 2007


Hillerse Municipality

Hillerse Flag


[Hillerse municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 5 May 2007

It is a blue-white-blue horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the white stripe and slightly shifted to the hoist.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Jörg Majewski, 5 May 2007

Hillerse Banner

[Hillerse municipal banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 5 May 2007

It is a blue-white-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the white stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Jörg Majewski, 5 May 2007

Hillerse Coat of Arms

[Hillerse CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 5 May 2007

Shield parted per pale, at dexter a demi-millwheel Argent couped per pale, at sinister chequered of Azure and Argent.
Meaning:
The chequered field is probably alluding to the Lords of Meinersen, first mentioned in 1147. The millwheel is alluding to the local watermill.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 May 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 2 May 1978.
Jörg Majewski, 5 May 2007


Leiferde Municipality


[Leiferde municipal colours] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 May 2019

The municipality has no proper flag but municipal colours blue and white.
Source: 2(2) of local Hauptsatzung, version 25 September 2013
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 May 2019


Meinersen Municipality

Meinersen Flag


[Meinersen municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 6 May 2007

It is a white-blue-white horizontal triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the blue stripe and slightly shifted to the hoist.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Jörg Majewski, 6 May 2007

Meinersen Banner

[Meinersen municipal banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 6 May 2007

It is a white-blue-white vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the blue stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Jörg Majewski, 6 May 2007

Meinersen Coat of Arms

[Meinersen CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 6 May 2007

Shield parted per fess, above chequered of Azure and Argent, beneath Argent a pair of scales Azure balanced by a sword in pale of the same.
Meaning:
The chequered field is probably alluding to the Lords of Meinersen, first mentioned in 1147. Sword and scales here are alluding to the fact that Meinersen had been seat of a court until 1959.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 May 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 28 April 1978.
Jörg Majewski, 6 May 2007


Müden upon Aller Municipality

Müden Flag


[Müden upon Aller municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 7 May 2007

It is a blue-yellow-blue horizontal triband with ratio of stripes 1:1:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the hoist.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Jörg Majewski, 7 May 2007

Müden Banner

[Müden upon Aller municipal banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 7 May 2007

It is a blue-yellow-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:1:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Arnold Rabbow: "Neues Braunschweigisches Wappenbuch", Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag, 2003
Jörg Majewski, 7 May 2007

Müden Coat of Arms

[Müden upon Aller CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 7 May 2007

Shield parted per fess; above Azure a demi-lion issuant Argent, armed Or and tongued Gules; beneath lozengy of Or and Gules.
Meaning:
The arms are based on a seal of the Lords of Müden, former local rulers.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 May 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 10 January 1958.
Jörg Majewski, 7 May 2007


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