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City of Heinsberg (Germany)

Stadt Heinsberg, Kreis Heinsberg, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2012-09-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Heinsberg banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011
confirmed 2 October 1974 See also:

Banner

Description of banner:
It is a red - white - red vertical triband with ratio 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: 2(4) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Heinsberg, version 3 March 1988, updated 12 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a red field is a silver (=white), crowned, double queued, rampant lion.
Meaning:
According to source the lion is symbolizing the lords of Heinsberg, the former rulers.
Source: 2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Heinsberg, version 3 March 1988, updated 12 December 2001 and Stadler 1972, p.50
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Aug 2011

Banner and coat of arms were confirmed by Regierungspräsident Köln on 2 October 1974.

Plain Flag reported 1972

[Heinsberg plain flag]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007

Description of plain flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white horizontal bicolour.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.50
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007


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