Last modified: 2014-03-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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All entries not stated belong to a municipality (Gemeinde).
A city belongs either to a (c) being county-free or being part of a county. Here no difference is made.
A borough(Stadtteil) is part of a (c), while a village is part of a municipality not having the status of a (c). The latter literally is translated as Dorf, but due to the fact that there is no longer a distinction between urban municipalities (Stadtgemeinden) and rural municipalities(Landgemeinden), nowadays the translation Ortsteil might be the better match.
In Northrhine-Westphalia the subcounties (Ämter) had been dissolved in the 1970ies. They had partially coats of arms but no proper flags.
In most entities (cities or municipalities) the municipal flags are also used by the locals, this is denoted by
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O Q P R S T U V W X Y Z
Data taken from a modified version of Stefan Schwoon's database
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