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Burgwald Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Burgwald, Landkreis Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Burgwald municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 28 Oct 2006
approved 1 March 1984 See also:

Burgwald Municipality

It is a green-white-green vertical triband with ratio of stripes approx. 1:4:1. The coat of arms is shifted to the top within the central stripe.
inhabitants: 4863
Waldeck-Frankenberg County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 1 March 1984
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 28 Oct 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess fir-tree topped of Argent and Vert, in base a Maltese cross Argent, chief crenelly Azure.
The arms are representing a blue sky over the embattled wall of Kesterburg castle (nowadays Christenberg). Beneath the castle are the green treetops of firs and spruces of the name giving Buchwald forest. The Maltese cross is representing Wiesenfeld village, which was established in 1238 as a commandery of the Order of the Knights of St. John.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2017

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