Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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It is a blue-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms with a fimbriation in counterchanged colours is shifted to the top.
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved around 1967
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 2 July 2006
Shield Azure, St. Martin, nimbed and armed Or, dividing his coat Gules by a sword Argent. He is mounted on a horse passant Argent bridled Gules, in dexter chief a lying beggar Argent.
The arms show St. Martin, the patron saint of the city and of the Archbishopric of Mainz, to which the city belonged. The saint was already used on the oldest seal of the city from the 14th century. Besides the saint, the city often used the wheel of Mainz as the local symbol and arms.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.18
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2e May 2017
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