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Municipalty of Windeck (Germany)

Gemeinde Windeck, Rhein-Sieg Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-09-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Windeck banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010
approved 5 December 1973 See also:

Banner

Description of banner:
It is a blue - white - blue vertical triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Windeck, version 27 September 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above is a red, statant lion armed, crowned and tongued blue in a silver(=white) field. Below in a blue field is a warrior dressed in silver(=white) armour and moving a silver(=white) axe with a golden(=yellow) shaft.
Meaning:
According to Ralf Hartemink's webpage the warrior is taken from a local seal of 1557. The lion is representing the counts and dukes of Berg, the former rulers.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Windeck, version 27 September 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jul 2010

The banner was approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on 5 December 1973, the coat of arms on 4 May 1972.


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