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Municipality of Weilerswist (Germany)

Gemeinde Weilerswist, Kreis Euskirchen, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-10-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Weilerswist banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012
approved 4 May 1972 See al so:

Banner

Description of banner:
It is a white - black vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the banner.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Weilerswist, version 6 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per pale. The dexter side shows a silver (= white) tower in a black field. The sinister side shows a black eagle in a silver (= white) field.
Meaning:
According to source the tower is the only building remaining of the village of Swist. The eagle is taken from the arms of Lommersum.
Sources: Nagel 1986 and 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Weilerswist, version 6 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2012

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on 4 May 1972.


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