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Municipality of Edewecht (Germany)

Gemeinde Edewecht, Landkreis Ammerland, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2011-12-30 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

[Edewecht flag] 3:5 image by Stefan Schwoon, 30 Oct 2010

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a white over blue horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag. According to source a description is given in main state archive Hannover, dated 23 September 1980.
Sources: Hans van Heijningen "Wappen und Flaggen im Landkreis Ammerland" and Stefan Schwoon's database
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Oct 2010

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a silver (=white) shield is a blue wind mill upon a green hill.
Meaning:
This type of windmill is typical for the region.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Oct 2010

Approval and artist are unknown according to a letter from the municipality sent on 3 April 2003.

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