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Municipality of Waldfeucht (Germany)

Gemeinde Waldfeucht, Kreis Heinsberg, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-09-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Waldfeucht flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011
approved 14 March 1977 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white over red horizontal triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the hoist.
Source: 2(2a) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Waldfeuchtversion 12 November 1999, updated 30 April 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011

Banner

[Waldfeucht banner]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011

Description of banner:
It is a red - white - red vertical triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: 2(2b) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Waldfeuchtversion 12 November 1999, updated 30 April 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red field is a silver (=white), crowned, double queued, rampant lion. The golden (= yellow) base shows a black caltrop or wolf trap.
Meaning:
According to source the lion is symbolizing the lords of Heinsberg, the former rulers. The trap was the distinguishing mark of the village. The colours are those from the dukes of Jülich, who ruled the area since 1484.
Source: 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Waldfeuchtversion 12 November 1999, updated 30 April 2008 and Nagel 1986
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011

Flag, banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on 14 March 1977.


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