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Altenstadt Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Altenstadt, Wetteraukreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Altenstadt municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 1 June 2006
approved 1978 See also:

Altenstadt Municipality

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants 12,205
Wetterau County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved in 1978
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 1 June 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, an eagle Sable armed Gules, on his breast a golden initial "A".
The local seal from the 18th century displays a single-headed Imperial eagle, which connected with the initial "A" also appeared on boundary stones of the 18th and with an inescutcheon can be found on the plate of the Black Eagle Inn (German: Gasthaus Zum schwarzen Adler), which exists as the domain's inn since 1667. The village belonged to the Imperial Castle of Friedberg until 1806. The "A" is a distinguishing mark.
The coat of arms was approved on 30 October 1952.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 May 2017

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