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Municipality of Wachtberg (Germany)

Gemeinde Wachtberg (bei Bonn), Rhein-Sieg Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-09-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Wachtberg flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jul 2010
adopted 2 March 1971 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white over blue horizontal triband with ratio 1:2:1.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the Municipality of Wachtberg, version 29 March 2000, last updated on 2 March 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jul 2010

Flag with Coat of Arms

[Wachtberg flag with CoA]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jul 2010

Description of banner:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white over blue horizontal triband with ratio 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the white stripe.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the Municipality of Wachtberg, version 29 March 2000, last updated on 2 March 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue shield is a silver(=white) fire blazing dragon.
Meaning:
According to source the dragon is that one aboding upon Drachenburg castle according to fame. The colours blue and silver had been those of the von der Leyen family.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the Municipality of Wachtberg, version 29 March 2000, last updated on 2 March 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Jul 2010

Note that the flag mentioned in Hauptsatzung might be a banner. But in any case it is without coat of arms. The other flag is obviously in use and can be seen at this online catalogue

Flag and coat of arms were adopted by the local council on 2 March 1971.


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