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Municipality of Rechlin (Germany)

Gemeinde Rechlin, Landkreis Mecklenburgische Seenplatte, Amt Röbel-Müritz, Mecklenburg-Wes

Last modified: 2012-01-27 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

[Rechlin flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red - white -red vertical triband with ratio 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the centre of the white stripe.
Source: [szh11], p.321
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red field are four silver (= white) horizontal wedges and three blue arrowheads ordered sinister bendily.
According to source the arms shows a combination of the arms of the local gentry families of von Kerberg (wedges) and von Retzow (arrowheads). The tinctures were kept but the positions were modified.
Source: [szh11], p.321
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2012

The flag was approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 20 November 2007 and the coat of arms on 5 November 1990, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0001.

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