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City of Hürth (Germany)

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

Last modified: 2012-10-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hürth flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2012
approved 22 February 1984 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the hoist.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Hürth version 29 October 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2012

Banner

[Hürth banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2012

Description of banner:
It is a red - white horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Hürth version 29 October 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2012

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess, the upper half is divided per pale. Above right in a black field is a silver (= white) eagle, armed and tongued red. The silver (= white) field above left is divided by a black centred cross. In the red field below is a silver (= white) half gear.
Meaning:
According to source the eagle is taken from the arms of the knights Hurth of Schöneck, the cross is symbolizing the Archbishopric and Electorate of Köln. Finally the gear is symbolizing industrial development.
Sources: Stadler 1972, p.55 and 2(1) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Hürth version 29 October 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2012

Flag and banner were approved by Regierungspräsident Köln on 22 February 1984, the coat of arms by minister of interior of Northrhine-Westphalia on 26 October 1934.


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