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Municipality of Zetel (Germany)

Gemeinde Zetel, Landkreis Friesland, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2011-12-30 by german editorial team
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Current Flag

[Zetel flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2011

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue - red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Zetel, version 11 March 2010
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2011

Coat of arms

Description of coat of arms:
The blue shield is divided by a golden (= yellow) fess, which is superimposed by a red weaver's shuttle containing a golden (=yellow) yarn. Beneath the fess a re five ears of grain, probably barley.
Meaning:
The colours of the sheet are those of Oldenburg. The shuttle is symbolizing textiles industry and the ears agriculture.
Source: Stadler 1970 , p.86
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2011

The coat of arms was approved in 1949 by Lower Saxonian minister of interior. Until 2004 the muncipality had no proper flag.

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