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Eichsfeld-Wipperaue Administrative Community (Germany)

Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Eichsfeld-Wipperaue, Landkreis Eichsfeld, Thüringen

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[Kirchworbis municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jens Pattke, 14 Oct 2016
municipal flag of Kirchworbis See also:

Eichsfeld-Wipperaue Administrative Community / (Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Eichsfeld-Wipperaue)

Municipalities without proper Flags

The community itself and the following municipalities have no proper flags: Breitenworbis and Buhla.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Mar 2021


Gernrode Municipality

Gernrode Banner

[Gernrode municipal banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 18 Mar 2013
approved 19 May 1993

It is a white-blue-white vertical triband, divided 1:4:1 with coat of arms shifted to the top within the blue stripe.
Source: Stefan Schwoon's database
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016

Gernrode Coat of Arms

The shield is blue, divided by a silver bend sinister, charged with a blue flax plant, above right a silver Latin cross; beneath left a silver watermill's wheel.
Meaning:
The plant is stressing the importance of flax for the local production of linen. The wheel is reminding on three former watermills in this municipality. Finally the cross is symbolizing the faith of the local people and the existence of several wayside crosses in the municipality.
Source: "Wappen und Siegel der Städte und Gemeinden des Landkreises Eichsfeld", edited by Kultur und Sportamt des Landkreises Eichsfeld, Duderstadt 1997, p.57
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016

Presentation of Gernrode

Gernrode had 1526 inhabitants in 2015 and covers 7.3 km². The municipality was first mentioned in 1591.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016


Haynrode Municipality

Haynrode Banner

[Haynrode municipal banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 19 Mar 2013
approved 13 February 1995

It is a green-white-green vertical triband, divided 1:4:1 with coat of arms shifted to the top within the white stripe.
Source: Stefan Schwoon's database
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016

Haynrode Coat of Arms

The shield is green; a silver, rampant lion,holding a golden mattock in his paws and wearing a golden helmet with silver and red decorations, among those seven bicoloured little flags.
Meaning:
The lion is taken from the arms of the Bültzingslöwen family, former local rulers. The mattock is representing the suffix "-rode", meaning that the village was established by forest clearance.
Source: "Wappen und Siegel der Städte und Gemeinden des Landkreises Eichsfeld", edited by Kultur und Sportamt des Landkreises Eichsfeld, Duderstadt 1997, p.65
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016

Presentation of Haynrode

Haynrode had 638 inhabitants in 2015 and covers 15.1 km². The municipality was first mentioned in 1515.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016


Kirchworbis Municipality

Kirchworbis Flag

It is a light blue-white-light blue horizontal triband, divided 1:2:1 with coat of arms in the centre of the white stripe.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Kirchworbis, version 14 July 2014
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016

Kirchworbis Banner

[Kirchworbis municipal banner] image by Jens Pattke, 14 Oct 2016

It is a light blue-white- light blue vertical triband, divided 1:2:1 with coat of arms in the centre of the white stripe.
Source: 2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Kirchworbis, version 14 July 2014
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016

Kirchworbis Coat of Arms

The shield is silver; issuant from base a blue church; over all St. Martin, armed and dressed silver, nimbed golden, coated red and parting his coat with a silver sword.
Meaning:
The church is the local parish church of St. Martin, probably the very first church in the area. St. Martin is not only the patron saint of Kirchworbis, but also from the Eichsfeld region and the Archbishopric of Mainz, to which the region belonged.
Source: "Wappen und Siegel der Städte und Gemeinden des Landkreises Eichsfeld", edited by Kultur und Sportamt des Landkreises Eichsfeld, Duderstadt 1997, p.79
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016

Presentation of Kirchworbis

Kirchworbis had 1345 inhabitants in 2015 and covers 5.5 km². The municipality was first mentioned in 1209.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2016


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