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Municipality of Diekhof (Germany)

Gemeinde Diekhof, Landkreis Rostock, Amt Laage, Mecklenburg-Westpomerania

Last modified: 2012-01-06 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

[Gemeinde  flag] 3:5 image by , 3 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. 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: [szh11], p.257
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red shield is a silver (= white) bendy sword flanked by four golden (= yellow) trefoils.
The arms are said to be known from seals of the von Dike family, the legendary founders of the village. Two brothers of the family had been mentioned first in 1334.
Source: [szh11], p.257
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Flag and coat of arms were approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 11 June 1998, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0164.

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