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City of Sachsenheim (Germany)

Stadt Sachsenheim, Kreis Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sachsenheim city banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2013
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City of Sachsenheim

Sachsenheim City Banner

Description of banner:
It is a red - white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Stefan Schwoon spotted this banner on 20 July 2003 at the entrance of a local castle.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2013

Sachsenheim Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a silver shield beneath a black antler is a pair of red buffalo horns.
The buffalo horns are taken from the arms of the Lords of Sachsenheim, first mentioned in 1284. The antler is symbolizing the affiliation with Württemberg.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

Banner and coat of arms of the former municipality of Großsachsenheim were approved on 6 September 1966 by minister of interior of Baden-Württemberg published in GABl 693/1966. On 24 November 1971 Großsachsenheim was renamed to Sachsenheim (GABl 1074/1971). On 1 December 1971 Kleinsachsenheim was incorporated to Sachsenheim (GABl 1093/1971). On 1 January 1973 Häfnerhaslach, Hohenhaslach, Ochsenbach and Spielberg was incorporated to Sachsenheim (GABl 784/1972, 785/1972). The city of Sachsenheim kept the symbols of Großsachsenheim.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2013

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