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Eppertzhausen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Eppertzhausen, Landkreis Darmstadt-Dieburg, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Eppertzhausen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 24 May 2006
approved 10 July 1984 See also:

Eppertzhausen Municipality

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants 5,786
Darmstadt-Dieburg County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved on 10 July 1984
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 24 May 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a bend sinister chequered of Gules and Argent, above right a stork passant Proper, below left two sinister bendy rows of trefoils Or.
The bend and the blue colour are derived from the arms of the Groschlag kin, the oldest known rulers of the village. Stork and trefoils are taken from the arms of the Wasen kin, who also had some possessions in the area. As the species of bird in the original family arms was not clear, it was decided to use a stork, as there also has been a stork nest in the village for a long time.
The arms were approved in 1957.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 May 2017

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