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Rossau Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Rossau, Landkreis Mittelsachsen, Sachsen

Last modified: 2023-01-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rossau municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2023
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Rossau Municipality

Rossau Banner

It is a green-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2023

Rossau Coat of Arms

Shield Argent abased parted fir tree topped, above Argent a horse forcene Sable, beneath Vert hammer and mallet Argent, sinister flanch Argent charged with a church of the same outlined Sable.
The horse (German: Ross) is a canting element, the fir tree tops are alluding to the location on the northern edge of the Ore Mountains (German:Erzgebirge). Hammer and mallet are symbolising former silver mining. The church is a representation of the village church in Niederrossau, a protected monument.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2023

The banner is in use without approval. The arms are traditional.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2023

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