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Mengkofen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Mengkofen, Landkreis Dingolfing-Landau, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-07-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Mengkofen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2022
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Mengkofen Municipality

Mengkofen Banner

It is a black-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2022

Mengkofen Coat of Arms

Shield Or a bear paw Sable armed Gules.
The arms display the family arms of the Mengkofen kin, commissionaires of the Wittelsbach kin. The family owned large estates all over Niederbayern. The arms are known by seals since the beginning of the 14th century.
Source: Klemens Stadler: "Die Wappen der niederbayerischen Landkreise und Gemeinden", Landshut 1960, pp.51,106
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2022

The banner probably is used without approval. The arms were approved on 4 march 1939 by governor (Reichsstatthalter) of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2022