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Eiterfeld Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Eiterfeld, Landkreis Fulda, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Eiterfeld municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 19 Oct 2006
approved 13 October 1978 See also:

Eiterfeld Municipality

It is a red-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
inhabitants: 7,613
Fulda County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 13 October 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, 19 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield quartered; 1st quarter Gules nine fleur-de-lis Argent ordered 3:3:3; 2nd quarter Or a parrot Vert, crowned Argent and armed Gules; 3rd quarter Argent a throughout cross Sable; 4th quarter Gules nine fleur-de-lis Argent ordered 3:3:2.
The 17 fleurs-de-lis are representing the villages belonging to the municipality. The cross is taken from the arms of Fulda Abbey, because all villages belonged to Fulda until 1802 since their foundations. The parrot is taken from the arms of the Knights of Buchenau, the only local nobility, that survived until today.
The arms were approved in 1972 by Minister of Interior of Hesse.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 June 2017

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