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Gilserberg Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Gilserberg, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gilserberg municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 18 Oct 2006
in use since 1999 See also:

Gilserberg Municipality

It is a red-white-red vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants: 3063
Werra-Meißner County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner in use since 1999
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 18 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield parted by a bend wavy Argent, above left Gules an embattled tower Or, beneath left Sable a 6-point star Argent.
The tower is symbolising Schönstein castle in the municipality. The bend is rpresenting local Gilsa river, after which the municipality is named. The star is referring to the Counts of Ziegenhain, the former rulers.
The arms were approved on 27 February 1984.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 June 2017

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