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Üchtelhausen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Üchtelhausen, Landkreis Schweinfurt, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Üchtelhausen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020
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Üchtelhausen Municipality

Üchtelhausen Banner

It is a white-black-yellow vertical tricolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

Üchtelhausen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above parted per pale, at dexter Argent parted by a facetted cross Sable, at sinister Gules a crozier issuant Argent, beneath Or, on a mount issuant Vert a hen statant Sable armed and combed Gules.
The main privileges in the village were owned by the Schweinfurt Commandery of the Teutonic Order and the Counts of Henneberg. They were ceded to the Bishops of Würzburg in the 16th century. Crozier and the tinctures red and white are representing the bishopric, the cross the order and hen and mountain the counts.
Source: Unterfranken history page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 24 February 1981.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

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