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City of Wolfen (Germany)
Stadt Wolfen, Bitterfeld County, Saxony-Anhalt
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3:5 image by Stefan Schwoon, 4 Jun 2001
Wolfen has 40,000 inhabitants and is part of Bitterfeld county. The flag
is black-yellow with the arms in the centre. The colours of the stripes
are not derived from the arms, but are a reference to Saxony-Anhalt.
The charges in the arms stand for the industries located in the town:
- a flask for the chemical industry,
- wheat for the rural industry,
- part of a film roll and
- mining tools.
Source: Günther 1996b.
Stefan Schwoon, 4 Jun 2001