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Rosbach vor der Höhe City (Germany)

Stadt Rosbach vor der Höhe, Wetteraukreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rosbach vor der Höhe city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 10 June 2006
approved 19 December 1991 See also:

Rosbach vor der Höhe City

It is a red-yellow- blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
administration seat: Ober-Rosbach
inhabitants 11,743
Wetterau County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
On 31 December 1970 Ober-Rosbach and Nieder-Rosbach merged, in 1972 Rodheim vor der Höhe was incorporated.
banner approved on 19 December 1991
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 10 June 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Or a chevron Gules; in chief an embattled tower Azure at dexter and a shepherd's spade Azure at sinister; in base a heraldic rose Gules, seeded Or and barbed Vert.
The arms are combining elements from the arms of the previous municipalities with a red chevron as a combining element considered to be a "new roof". The toweris representing former Rodheim vor der Höhe municipality, the spade former Nieder-Rosbach municipality and the rose former Ober-Rosbach municipality.
Sources: Stadler 1967, pp.72 and 77 and Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 May 2017

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