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City of Erftstadt (Germany)

Stadt Erftstadt, Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-10-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Erftstadt flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2012 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a green over yellow over green horizontal triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the central stripe and shifted to the hoist.
Source: 2 of Hauptsatzung of the city of Erftstadt, version 30 April 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2012

Banner

[Erftstadt banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2012

Description of banner:
It is a green - yellow - green vertical triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is in the central stripe and shifted to the top.
Source: 2 of Hauptsatzung of the city of Erftstadt, version 30 April 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2012

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The green shield is divided by a silver (=white) pale on the dexter part. St the sinister edge are two golden (= yellow) rectangles.
Meaning:
According to source the ensemble shows the initial of the city's name. The pale is symbolizing river Erft. Green is symbolizing forestal riches and golden the fields of wheat in the region.
Sources: Nagel 1986 and 2 of Hauptsatzung of the city of Erftstadt, version 30 April 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2012

The coat of arms was approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on 15 March 1974.


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