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City of Gadebusch (Germany)

Stadt Gadebusch, Amt Gadebusch, Landkreis Nordwestmecklenburg, Mecklenburg-Westpomerania

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

[Gadebusch flag] 3:5 image by Stefan Schwoon, 8 Nov 2011

Description of current flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a plain green flag. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag. The width of the arms is 1/3 of total width, their height is 2/3 of total height.
Source: 1(5) of Hauptsatzung of the City of Gadebusch, version 20 October 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Nov 2011

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (=yellow) shield shifted to the dexter side, is a black bull's head crowned golden (=golden), armed silver (= white) and tongued red. At his sinister side ia a green tree of linden type (German: lindenartig)
Source: 1(4) of Hauptsatzung of the City of Gadebusch, version 20 October 2000
Meaning:
Probably the bull's head is symbolizing Mecklenburg. According to Stefan Schwoon the green colour of the sheet is the same like the colour of the bush/tree.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Nov 2011


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