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City of Borgholzhausen (Germany)

Stadt Borgholzhausen, Kreis Gütersloh, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-08-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Borgholzhausen town flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jun 2007
adopted 14 Jan 1970

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Borgholzhausen city

City of Borgholzhausen (Gütersloh county / Northrhine-Westphalia)
Description of flag:
The ratio of flag is 3:5. It is a horizontal red over white over red flag with the coat of arms in its centre. The ratio between the stripes is 1:2:1. The flag was granted on 14 January 1970.
Source: Peter VEDDELER: "Wappen-Siegel-Flaggen, die kommunalen Hoheitszeichen der Kreise, Städte und Gemeinden in Westfalen-Lippe", ISBN 3-87023-252-8.
Description of coat of arms:
Over three red chevrons in a silver (=white) field is a red wall topped by four pinnacles filling the whole field.
The coat of arms was granted on 14 January 1970. It is the same like that one of the former Amt Borgholzhausen (granted on 17 March 1938).
The city was established 1 July 1969, when the municipalities of Barnhausen, Berghausen, Borgholzhausen, Casum, Cleve, Hamlingdorf, Holtfeld, Kleekamp, Oldendorf, Ostbarthausen, Westbarthausen und Wichlinghausen merged.
The chevrons are the coat of arms of the counts of Ravensberg. The wall is a symbol of a city.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jun 2007

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