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Hohenleuben City (Germany)

Stadt Hohenleuben, Kreis Greiz, Thuringia

Last modified: 2016-10-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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Hohenleuben Banner

It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour with coat of arms shifted to the top.
Sources: Stefan Schwoon's database and Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Oct 2016

Hohenleuben Coat of Arms

In blue shield an impending golden castle, masoned black, with embattled wall, two wings and a tower topped by a flag. Port red, charged with a silver armed arm. In base a golden inscription "MCC".
The arms display the local castle of Reichenfels and the date 1200 in Roman numerals (= MCC). The city developed around the castle, hence the importance of the castle increased. The wall is symbolizing the city rights. Arm and sword in the gate are symbolizing the court of justice in Reichenfels and later in Hohenleuben. The arms were approved in 1937.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Oct 2016

Presentation of Hohenleuben

Hohenleuben had 1537 inhabitants in 2015 and covers 9.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Oct 2016

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