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Mistelbach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Mistelbach, Landkreis Bayreuth, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-08-15 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Mistelbach municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2020
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Mistelbach Municipality

Mistelbach Banner

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2020

Mistelbach Coat of Arms

Shield Gules a fess indented reversed Or, in base two knives Argent in saltire.
The arms are based on the family arms of the Lords of Mistelbach, who ruled the village from 1321 until 1563. The additional knives are attributes of St. Bartholomew, the local patron saint.
Source: Haus der bayrischen Geschichte
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 15 September 1977 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2020

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