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Municipality of Kalkhorst (Germany)

Kalkhorst, Landkreis Nordwestmecklenburg, Amt Klützer Winkel, Mecklenburg-Westpomerania

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

[Kalkhorst flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a yellow over blue horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: [szh11], p.168
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a silver (= white) boat over silver (= white) waves. The boat is topped by crossed golden (=yellow) shelves ending in horseheads.
According to source the shelves are symbolizing the Lower Saxonian farmhouses in the village, the boat is symbolizing the location on the shores of the Baltic Sea. It is also a symbol of the von Both kin, former local rulers.
Source: [szh11], p.168
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Flag and coat of arms were approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 25 March 2004, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0289.

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