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Kranenburg Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Kranenburg, Kreis Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen

Last modified: 2020-07-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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Kranenburg Municipality

Kranenburg Banner

It is a red-yellow vertical bicolour. The charges of the coat of arms are placed into a red bannerhead.
Source: 2 of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Kranenburg, version 14 April 2000, updated 2 July 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 July 2011

Kranenburg Coat of Arms

In a red shield is a golden (=yellow) castle masoned black, flanked by two silver (= white) cranes.
Meaning:
According to source the arms are based on the old seal of Kranenburg, which known since the 13th century. The cranes and castle together are canting, "Kranenburg" means "castle of the cranes".
Sources: 2 of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Kranenburg, version 14 April 2000, updated 2 July 2008 andNagel 1986
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 July 2011

Banner and coat of arms were approved by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Düsseldorf on 28 July 1972.


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