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Vorharz Collective Municipality (Germany)

Verbandsgemeinde Vorharz, Landkreis Harz, Saxony-Anhalt

Last modified: 2019-04-04 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vorharz | ditfurt | gr.quenstedt | harsleben | selke-aue | barrulet(wavy) | grain(ear) | pallet(wavy) | knife | linden | tower | crescent |
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[Vorharz VG flag ] 3:5 image by Thomas Rystau, See also:

Vorharz Collective Municipality

Vorharz Banner

It is a blue-white-blue horizontal triband with ratio of stripes 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the white stripe.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Banner

[Vorharz VG banner] image by Thomas Rystau,

It is a blue-white-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:4:1. The coat of arms is the white stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Vorharz Coat of Arms

Shield Azure three pallets wavy Argent, alternating with two grain ears Or in pale.
Meaning:
The pallets wavy are symbolising the rivers Bode, Holtemme and Selke. The grain ears are symbolising agriculture as main business line of the local people.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 26 October 2010 by the county administration.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019


Ditfurt Municipality

Ditfurt Flag


[Ditfurt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

It is a blue-yellow-blue horizontal triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the yellow stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

Ditfurt Banner

[Ditfurt municipal banner] image by Thomas Rystau,

It is a blue-yellow-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms is the yellow stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

Ditfurt Coat of Arms

Shield Azure with orle Or; two credenza knives Or bladed Argent in saltire.
Meaning:
The knives are taken from the arms of Quedlinburg Abbey and are obviously identical with the personal arms of abbess Anna II of Stolberg, who granted her arms to the village in 1541.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 14 June 2001 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Magdeburg.
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018


Groß Quenstedt Municipality

Groß Quenstedt Flag


[Groß Quenstedt municipal flag] 3:5 image by Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

It is a green-white horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

Groß Quenstedt Banner

[Groß Quenstedt municipal banner] image by Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

It is a green-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

Groß Quenstedt Coat of Arms

Shield Argent; a linden Vert with trunk Sable and leaves Vert on top of a triplemount Vert, issuant from base and charged with a barrulet wavy Argent.
Meaning:
The barrulet wavy may allude to Holtemme, a local creek; the triplemount to the Huy Ridge.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 25 August 1995 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Magdeburg.
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018


Harsleben Municipality

Harsleben Flag

Harsleben has no proper flag, only a coat of arms.
Source: §2 of Hauptsatzung of Harsleben Municipality, version 8 June 2015
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Harsleben Old Flag


[Harsleben old flag] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Harsleben had a green over white horizontal bicolour with the old arms in centre of the flag.
Source: here

Harsleben Coat of Arms


[Harsleben CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

The shield of the old arms was a targe, parted per bend by a monocular telescope Sable garnished Argent, above left Gules three 6-point stars Or, beneath left Argent a waning crescent Or. These arms had been improved due to heraldic rules. The shield now is the usual Iberian shield (German: Halbrundschild), typically for most German municipal arms. The shield is parted per bend, above right Gules three 6-point stars Argent, beneath left Argent a waning crescent Gules. The telescope was omitted.
Meaning:

Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

The old flag and arms probably never had been approved officially though according to source at least the arms (not mentioned which arms) had been approved on 17 February 1936 by Prussian province governor (Oberpräsident) of Saxony.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019


Selke-Aue Municipality

Selke-Aue Flag


[Selke-Aue municipal flag] 3:5 image by Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

It is a blue-white-blue horizontal triband with ratio of stripes 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the white stripe.
Source: this online catalogue
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

Selke-Aue Banner

[Selke-Aue municipal banner] image by Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

It is a blue-white-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:4:1. The coat of arms is the white stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Thomas Rystau, 27 Oct 2018

Selke-Aue Coat of Arms

Shield Azure with base Argent, charged with a barrulet wavy Azure; an oak leaf Or flanked by two towers Argent masoned Sable with different roofs.
Meaning:
The two towers had been chosen, as all three former municipalities used a tower in their arms. They are representing the former municipalities of Hausneindorf and Wedderstedt. The oak leaf is taken from the arms of Heteborn. The base is symbolising the name giving Selke River.
Source: Ralf hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 30 November 2011 by the county administration.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,


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