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Hohenkammer Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Hohenkammer, Landkreis Freising, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-10-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hohenkammer municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Oct 2021
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Hohenkammer Municipality

Hohenkammer Banner

It is a yellow-red-white vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Oct 2021

Hohenkammer Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Argent an axe blade Gules, at sinister parted per pale urdy of Gules and Or.
The blades is reminding on the Lords of Kammer, local rulers from the 12th century until 1550. The pale urdy is reminding on the Barons of Haslang, later upgraded to counts, who succeeded the Kammer kin and ruled the area until 1819. Furthermore Georg Christoph of Haslang rebuilt the local castle, which had been destroyed during the 30-Years-War (1618 - 1648).
Source: "Unser Bayern", appendix of "Bayerische Staatszeitung", a newspaper, 1982, p. 8
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Oct 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 28 October 1980 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberbayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Oct 2021

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