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Municipality of Selmsdorf (Germany)

Gemeinde Selmsdorf, Landkreis Nordwestmecklenburg, Amt Schönberger Land, Mecklenburg-Westpomera

Last modified: 2012-01-13 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

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

Description of current flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a red over yellow horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: [szh11], p.179
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per pale. The dexter side shows In a red field a silver (= white) Latin cross topped by a coronet in natural colour. The sinister side shows an upright, green ear of grain in a golden (= yellow) field.
According to source the grain is symbolizing agriculture while the dexter side shows the arms of the Bishopric (later Principality) of Ratzeburg.
Source: [szh11], p.179
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2012

Flag and coat of arms were approved by minister of interior of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania on 23 October 1997, published in the roll of arms of Mecklenburg-Westpomerania as no. 0136.

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