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Boizenburg upon Elbe City (Germany)

Stadt Boizenburg an der Elbe, Landkreis Ludwigslust-Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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[ municipal flag] 3:5 image by Stefan Schwoon, 29 Aug 2011
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    Boizenburg upon Elbe City

    Boizenburg Flag

    It is a yellow over blue horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
    Source: Erwin Günther: "Kommunalflaggen in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (1)", published in "Flaggenkurier, Nr. 7/8", p.16-29, edited by DGF
    Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Aug 2011

    Boizenburg Coat of Arms

    Shield Azure, a castle Or with port and windows Azure and two side wings of the same.
    Port and windows sometimes are depicted also golden. The arms are based on a city seal, prints are known since 1326. The castle is symbolising Boizenburg as a fortified city and is canting, referring to the syllable "Burg" (= castle).
    Source: Hans-Heinz Schütt:"Auf Schild und Flagge" , Schwerin 2011, pp.116-117
    Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Apr 2020

    The arms were granted on 10 April 1858 by Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The flag was approved and the arms confirmed on 31 May 1996 by Minister of Interior of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and published in the Municipal Roll of Arms Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as no.36.
    Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Apr 2020

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