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City of Mettmann (Germany)

Stadt Mettmann, Kreis Mettmann, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[City of Mettmann flag] 3:5  image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Nov 2011
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City of Mettmann Flag

Description of flag: The ratio is 3:5. It is a white flag with blue stripes at the top and bottom edges. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: this online catalogue Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Nov 2011

City of Mettmann Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue shield are two golden (= yellow) churches connected by a gate lodge of the same colour. The tower on the dexter side has a steeple, that one on the sinister side a bulbous spire. All the three elements have closed blue gates and blue windows. They are all crowned by golden (= yellow) weathercocks. In the middle above the gate lodge are (ordered vertically from top to bottom) a coronet, a horizontal sceptre and a chest, all elements are golden (=yellow).
According to source the churches are the local churches of the Protestants and the Catholics. The other elements are ensigns of the local guilds. Source: Stadler 1972, p.69 According to 1(2) of Hauptsatzung of the city of Mettmann version 7 October 2010, just the "colours", not a flag is mentioned. The description there matches that one given in Stadler 1972. Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Nov 2011

City of Mettmann plain Flag reported 1972

[City of Mettmann plain flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007

Description of flag:
The flags ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white horizontal bicolour.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.69
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007

The arms were reestablished in 1946, after they had been replaced in 1938.

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