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Bösel Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Bösel, Landkreis Cloppenburg, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bösel municipal flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2017 See also:

Current Flag

Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over red horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2017

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Gules, two peat-spades Or in saltire, chief Gules charged with three bricks Gules ordered 2:1.
The spades are referring to peat digging in the local marshes in the past. The bricks are referring to the local brickyards. The colours red and yellow are those of the Bishopric of Münster, to which the area historically belonged. The flag colours are those of the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2017

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