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Königswartha [Sorbian: Rakecy] Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Königswartha, Landkreis Bautzen, Sachsen

Last modified: 2022-12-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Königswartha municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Nov 2022
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Königswartha Municipality

Königswartha Banner

It is a white-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: information provided by Jörg Majewski per email
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Nov 2022

Königswartha Coat of Arms

Shield Azure two grain ears Or in fan, a rake of the same in bend sinister and a scythe Argent hafted Or in bend, all connected by a tie Gules.
Königswartha was mentioned as a market town in 1350. According to Ralf Hartemink all elements are stressing agriculture and the rural character, after Königswartha had lost its town rights in the 18th century.
Source: Ralf Hartemink´s webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Nov 2022

The banner was approved and arms were confirmed on 15 April 1996.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Nov 2022

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