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Bodenwöhr Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Bodenwöhr, Landkreis Schwandorf, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-08-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bodenwöhr municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 19 Aug 2022
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Bodenwöhr Municipality

Bodenwöhr Banner

It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2022

Bodenwöhr Coat of Arms

Renaissance shield Azure parted abased by a fess wavy Argent, above hammer and mallet Or in saltire.
The fess wavy is punning, representing a barrage (German: Wehr). Water power had been the base of economic development. In the village had been a hammer mill and metallurgical industry, both represented by hammer and mallet.
Source: "Oberpfälzer Wappenbuch - Öffentliche Wappen der Oberpfalz", Regensburg 1991, pp.148-149
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 28 December 1925 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2022

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