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Drochtersen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Drochtersen, Landkreis Stade, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Drochtersen municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2017 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red-white-red horizontal triband with ratio of stripes 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the white stripe.
Sources: this online catalogue and 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Drochtersen Municipality, version 12 December 2011
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2017

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Argent, two stepped chevrons Gules.
Meaning:
The arms are taken from the family arms of the namesake kin, who had been commisionaires of the Archbishopric of Bremen and owned big real estates in the area. The arms were approved on 5 March 1938 by Oberpräsident of Prussian Hannover Province.
Source: Stadler 1970, p.35
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2017


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