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Weilburg City (Germany)

Stadt Weilburg, Landkreis Limburg-Weilburg, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Weilburg city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 2 Sep 2006
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Weilburg City

It is a yellow-blue-white plain tricolour.
inhabitants 13,793
Limburg-Weilburg County
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner approved in 1957
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 2 Sep 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a castle Argent with two embattled towers and a central tower with cone roof Gules, in port an inescutcheon Azure in bend, charged with the arms of Nassau.
The arms were based on the oldest seals of the city, which date from around 1300. The arms show a fortified city with three churches, and a small shield with the arms of the Counts of Nassau. The city was a longtime possession of the Counts of Nassau. All later seal show a similar composition until the 19th century when the lion of Nassau was removed.
The arms were approved in 1906 and confirmed in 1934.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.91
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2017

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