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Comprehensive Municipality of Esens (Germany)

Samtgemeinde Esens, Landkreis Wittmund, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2011-12-30 by german editorial team
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[Esens city flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2009

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Esens city

City of Esens (Samtgemeinde* Esens, Wittmund county, Lower Saxony)

Description of flag:
It is a light blue over yellow horizontal bicolour with the city’s coat of arms in the centre, which is topped by a black inscription “Esens”.
Source: I spotted this flag on 30 April 2009 on the road from Esens to Neuharlingersiel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2009

Esens City plain Flag reported 1891

[Esens plain flag 1891] 1:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2009

Description of flag:
The ratio is given as 1:2. It was a blue over white over black horizontal tricolour.
Source: H.Ahrens "Hannoversche Landschafts-und Städtewappen", 1891, plate XX
Klaus-Michael Schneider , 23 Nov 2011

Coat of Arms

[Esens CoA] image from this site

Description of coat of arms:
In a silver field is a red embattled tower masoned black and flanked by a red fence on its sinister side. On top of the tower is a black rampant demi bear, tongued red, wearing a golden necklace and holding a red brick between his paws in a threatening pose.
Another description in German is given in §2 (1) of “Hauptsatzung der Stadt Esens”, dated 15 December 1997, published on 4 May 1998 in „Amtblatt für den Landkreis Wittmund Nr.6“.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2009

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