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Krakow upon Lake Subcounty (Germany)

Amt Krakow am See, Landkreis Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Last modified: 2020-04-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Krakow am See city flag] 3:5 image by Stefan Schwoon, 29 Aug 2011
flag of Krakow City, seat of the subcounty See also:

Krakow upon Lake Subcounty

The subcounty has no proper symbols.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2020


Municipalities without proper Flags

The following municipalities have no proper flags: Dobbin-Linstow and Hoppenrade.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2020


Krakow upon Lake City

Krakow Flag

It is a black over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: 2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Krakow, version 30 November 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Aug 2011

Krakow Coat of Arms

In a golden (= yellow) field is a black bull's head, armed silver (=white), tongued red and crowned golden (=yellow).
Meaning:
According to source the arms are symbolising that the city belonged to the Lordship of Werle-Güstrow.
Source: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Krakow, version 30 November 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Aug 2011

The flag was adopted on occasion of the 700-years anniversary in May 1998. Flag and arms were approved on 8 May 1998 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.157.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Aug 2011

Bellin Borough

Bellin Flag


[Bellin borough flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

It was a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms was in the centre of the white stripe.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, pp.430-431
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Bellin Coat of Arms

Shield Gules a ram's head caboshed Argent, surroundeded by three oak leaves in bend sinister ordered 1:2.
Meaning:
Bellin became a borough of Krakow upon Lake (Krakow am See) on 1 January 2005. Before the villages of Bellin proper, Marienhof and Steinbeck belonged to the municipality. They are symbolised in the arms by the number of oak leaves. The leaves are also representing local groves. The ram's head is a canting element and alluding to the Bellin family. Bellin is the name of the ram in German fables about animals. Bellin was also the name of the local rulers, and the ram is taken from the personal seal of Johann of Bellin from 1337.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, pp.430-431
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Flag and arms were approved on 22 March 1999 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.184. They were abolished on 1 January 2005.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020


Kuchelmiß Municipality

Kuchelmiß Flag

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

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.267
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Kuchelmiß Coat of Arms

In a red shield is a silver (= white) ancient tomb topped by a branch of beech tree of the same.
Meaning:
The branch is symbolising nearby woods, the tomb is alluding to the numerous tombs in the area. The colours are those of the von Hahn family.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.267
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Flag and arms were approved on 18 February 1999 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.182.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012


Lalendorf Municipality

Lalendorf Flag

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

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.269
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Lalendorf Coat of Arms

The red shield is divided by a silver (= white) saltire. In each quarter is a golden (=yellow) branch of oak having two leaves and one acorn.
Meaning:
The branches are symbolising forestal riches, the saltire an important cross roads on road and rail.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.269
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Flag and arms were approved on 19 March 1998 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.151.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Langhagen Village

Langhagen Flag


[Langhagen village flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2012

It is a red-yellow-red vertical triband with ratio 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the central stripe.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.270
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2012

Langhagen Coat of Arms

In the base of the red shield is a golden (= yellow) fleur de lis topped by two hatches of the same colour crossed per saltire.
Meaning:
The hatches are canting (Hagen ~= Hacken). The fleur de lis is taken from the arms of the local von Thomsdorff family.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.270
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2012

Flag and arms were approved on 19 March 1998 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.152.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2012

Mamerow Village

Mamerow Flag


[Mamerow village flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

It was a yellow-red-yellow vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms was in the centre of the red stripe.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.440
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Mamerow Coat of Arms

Shield Azure a windmill Or issuant from base, chief Or charged with a horse passant Gules.
Meaning:
Mamerow became a part of Lalendorf Municipality on 1 July 2001. The Dutch windmill was brought into service in 1863 and is a local landmark. The horse is representing Vogelsang village, an estate, which was upgraded to a village in 1795 by the Preen kin. Vogelsang was famous for horse breeding for more than 100 years.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, p.440
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Flag and arms were approved on 19 March 1998 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.153. They were abolished on 1 July 2001.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Vietgest Village

Vietgest Flag


[Vietgest village flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

It was a blue-white-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms was in the centre of the white stripe.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, pp.450-451
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Vietgest Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, on heart point a millwheel Or with six paddles, flanked in chief by two mattocks Argent in saltire and in base by stag's torso Argent issuant from base.
Meaning:
Vietgest became a part of Lalendorf Municipality on 1 July 2001. The millwheel is representing the watermill of Reinshagen, which exists since 1591 and is under monument protection since 1906. The stag's head is taken from the family arms of the Oldenburg kin, who played a role in the development of Vietgest for more than 400 years. The mattocks are canting and alluding to Reinshagen and Nienhagen. Municipalities ending on "-hagen" had been established by forest clearance.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, pp.450-451
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Flag and arms were approved on 19 March 1998 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.154. They were abolished on 1 July 2001.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Wattmannshagen Village

Wattmannshagen Flag


[Wattmannshagen village flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

It was a blue-yellow-blue vertical triband with ratio of stripes 1:2:1. The coat of arms was in the centre of the white stripe.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, pp.451-452
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Wattmannshagen Coat of Arms

Shield Gules six oak leaves Or in pale ordered 3:3, base wavy Azure with three barrulets wavy Argent.
Meaning:
Wattmannshagen became a part of Lalendorf Municipality on 1 January 2004. The base wavy is arepresenting the small local lakes and the Lößnitz River. The oak leaves are symbolising the rural character and the oak trres of Schlieffenberg and Roggow.
Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, pp.451-452
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020

Flag and arms were approved on 19 March 1998 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.155. They were abolished on 1 January 2004.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2020


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