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Twistetal Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Twistetal, Landkreis Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Twistetal municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 4 Nov 2006
approved 17 March 1992 See also:

Twistetal Municipality

It is a black-yellow-red vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
administration seat: Twiste
inhabitants: 4424
Waldeck-Frankenberg County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 17 March 1992
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 4 Nov 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, a 7-spoked wheel Argent, superimposed by an inescutcheon Sable, charged with an 8-point star Or.
The wheel refers to the Archbishopric of Mainz, the inescutcheon to the Counts of Waldeck. The number of spokes is representing the villages, which formed Twistetal: Berndorf, Elleringhausen, Gembeck, Mühlhausen, Nieder-Waroldern, Ober-Waroldern and Twiste, which merged on 1 January 1972.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2017

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