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Municipality of Hohenstein (Germany)

Gemeinde Hohenstein, Kreis Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2013-06-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hohenstein municipal banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 24 Apr 2013
approved 1 August 1977 See also:

Municipality of Hohenstein

Hohenstein Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of banner:
It is a yellow - red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Stefan Schwoon's database and
""Wappenbuch - Die St ädte- und Gemeindewappen im Landkreis Reutlingen" , Münsingen-Rietheim, 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2013

Hohenstein Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
On the base of the red shield is a green hill. A ruined golden (=yellow) tower, masoned black stands on top of the hill. It is flanked by two silver (= white), paly lock picks (keys).
The tower is symbolizing the ruins of Hohenstein castle. The keys are taken from the arms of the burgmen of Kaib von Hohenstein respectively of the Lords of Speth, both members of the local, medieval gentry.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

Banner and coat of arms were approved on 1 August 1977 by the county administration, published in GABl 295/1978.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2013

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