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Märkisch-Oderland County (Germany)

Landkreis Märkisch-Oderland, Brandenburg

Last modified: 2019-12-16 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: maerkisch-oderland | bad freienwalde(county) | demi eagle(red) | cloverstem | hooks(crossed) | star(6-point) |
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[Märkisch-Oderland banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Mar 2005 See also:

Märkisch-Oderland County

Märkisch-Oderland Flag

[Märkisch-Oderland County flag] image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Mar 2005

It is a red-white-red horizontal triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1 with centred arms in the white stripe.
3(3) of Hauptsatzung of Märkisch-Oderland County, version 11 February 2009
Jörg Majewski, 20 Mar 2005


Märkisch-Oderland Banner

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1 with arms shifted to the top in the white stripe.
3(3) of Hauptsatzung of Märkisch-Oderland County, version 11 February 2009
Jörg Majewski, 20 Mar 2005


Märkisch-Oderland Coat of Arms

[Märkisch-Oderland CoA] image by Jörg Majewski, 20 Mar 2005

Shield parted per fess of Argent and Gules; in chief a demi eagle issuant Gules armed Or the wings charged with cloverstems Or; in base two bars wavy Gules charged with two boat hooks Or in saltire over a 6-point star Or.
Meaning:
The eagle is representing Brandenburg and the municipalities belonging to the former counties of Ober- and Nieder Barnim and Strausberg. The bars wavy are representing the name giving Oder River. Hook and star are representing the municipalities of the former counties of Lebus and Seelow.
3(2) of Hauptsatzung of Märkisch-Oderland County, version 11 February 2009 and Erwin Günther:"Wappen und Flaggen der Stadt- und Landkreise Brandenburgs und der ehemaligen Grenzmark Posen-Westpreußen", Erfurt 1998, pp.65-66
Jörg Majewski, 20 Mar 2005 and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 December 2019

Flag, banner and arms were approved on 18 February 2004. County seat is Seelow City.
Jörg Majewski, 20 Mar 2005


Bad Freienwalde County (1952 - 1993)

Bad Freienwalde County Flag


[Bad Freienwalde county flag (1990 - 1993)] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2019

It was a red-white horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Source: 3(2) Hauptsatzung of Bad Freienwalde County, version 23 November 1990
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2019

Bad Freienwalde County Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Argent a demi-eagle issuant Gules armed Or with cloverstems Or.
Meaning:
The county was established in 1952 from the eastern parts of former Oberbarnim County.The county chose the former arms from 1929 of Oberbarnim County and adopted them in 1990.
Source: 3(1) Hauptsatzung of Bad Freienwalde County, version 23 November 1990
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2019


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