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Ennepe-Ruhr County (Germany)

Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-08-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ennepe-Ruhr County flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2007
approved 25 March 1954 See also:

Ennepe-Ruhr County

Description of flag:
The flags ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over yellow horizontal bicolour.
Description of banner:
It is a blue flag with horizontal yellow stripes at the left and right edge. The ratio between the stripes is 1:3:1. Within the blue stripe is the coat of arms shifted to the top.
Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (=yellow) field is the Markian chequered bar (version 3 times 7 squares). The chief and the base are divided by a blue fess wavy each.
Meaning:
The shield is taken from the counts of Mark. The wavy lines are symbolizing the rivers Ruhr and Ennepe, which gave the county its name.
Approved: 25.March 1954 having a flag in principle, pattern according to Hauptsatzung Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis (2), 26 June 2000.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.306
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2007

Banner

[Ennepe-Ruhr County banner] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2007
adopted 25.Mar 1954

Description of banner:
It is a blue flag with horizontal yellow stripes at the left and right edge. The ratio between the stripes is 1:3:1. Within the blue stripe is the coat of arms shifted to the top.
Authorized: 25.March 1954 having a flag in principle, pattern according to Hauptsatzung Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis (2), 26 June 2000.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.306
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2007


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