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Schönebeck City (Germany)

Stadt Schönebeck , Salzlandkreis, Saxony-Anhalt

Last modified: 2018-08-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schönebeck  flag] 3:5 image by Stefan Schwoon, 2 June 2001, modified by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Aug 2018 See also:

Schönebeck has 40,000 inhabitants, had been the seat of former Schönebeck county, and a neighbouring city of Magdeburg.

Stefan Schwoon, 2 June 2001

Vertical Flag

It is a red over white horizontal bicolour with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Stefan Schwoon, 2 June 2001

Vertical Flag

[Schönebeck vertical flag] 5:2 image by Stefan Schwoon, 2 June 2001

The flag, used as a banner, is a vertical red-white bicolours with the arms shifted to the top.
Source: Günther 1996b
Stefan Schwoon, 2 June 2001

Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess; above Argent an embattled castle Gules masoned Sable, having two towers with cone roofs, and a lower central tower with dome shaped roof, crowned by a pennant Or, in open gate a half open portcullis over a capital "S" Or; beneath parted per pale; at dexter Argent a salt basket Argent decorated Or; at sinister Argent, on a triplemount Vert a king, crowned and sceptred Or and dressed Gules, sitting on a throne Or, flanked by two shrubs Vert.
The upper half shows the historical arms of the city, a city gate with the letter "S". This pattern already appeared on seals since the 17th century, but colours were not known until the image made by Hupp (1925).The salt basket displays the former arms of Bad Salzelmen - the former Groß-Salze - and it symbolises the riches brought to the area by salt mining. The king on throne is representing Frohse, where existed in medieval times a small royal court.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Aug 2018

The arms were approved on 2 August 1932.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Aug 2018

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