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City of Hilchenbach (Germany)

Stadt Hilchenbach, Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-08-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hilchenbach banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Jul 2010
approved 13 April 1970 See also:


Description of banner:
It is an blue - orange - blue horizontal triband. Though in the document of approval there is just said orange edged by narrow blue stripes, the ratio of the image in source is 1:5:1.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.415
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
It is a so called French shield topped by a silver(=white) mural crown. In the blue shield is a standing golden(=yellow) wolf tongued red.
According to source the arms are derived from the image of a seal from 15th century. The meaning of the wolf is not known. The colours blue and golden however are those of the former rulers, the counts of Nassau.
Source: : Veddeler 2003, p.148
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Jul 2010

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Arnsberg on 13 April 1970.

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