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City of Fröndenberg (Germany)

Stadt Fröndenberg, Unna County, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-08-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fröndenberg banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jul 2011
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Banner

Description of banner:
It is a red - white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the banner.
Source:Veddeler 2003, p.388
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jul 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The golden(=yellow) shield is divided per fess by a Markian chequered bar, the base is plain golden (=yellow), above the bar is a torso of St.Morris (German: Heiliger Mauritz, Latin: Mauritius) nimbed silver(=white) in blue clad armour holding a lance with a golden(=yellow) head in his right hand. Meaning: According to source St.Morris is the patron saint of the abbey of Fröndenberg. As a model for St.Morris had been used the statue of the saint standing in the dome of Magdeburg. The bar is symbolizing the counts of Mark, the former rulers.
Source:Veddeler 2003, p.127
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jul 2011

The coat of arms was approved by minister of interior of Northrhine-Westphalia on 10 March 1949, 2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Fröndenberg, version 17 June 1998 mentions a "flag", but in attachment no.3 to 2(3) a banner is displayed.

Plain Flag

[Fröndenberg plain flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007


The flags ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white horizontal bicolour.
The flag was used since 1949.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.42
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007


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