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Hawangen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Hawangen, Landkreis Unterallgäu, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-03-12 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Hawangen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2022
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Hawangen Banner

It is a yellow-black-yellow vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2022

Hawangen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Or two palm fronds Sable in saltire, beneath Sable a mitre Or with scarves and charged with a rosette.
Hawangen belonged to the Benedictine Ottobeuren Imperial Abbey from 764 until 1803. Tinctures, mitre and rosette are allduding to these close relationships. The palm fronds here are an attribute of St. Stephen, the local patron saint.
Source: Aegidius Kolb and Manfred Putz: "Wappen im Landkreis Unterallgäu", Mindelheim 1991, p.84
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 9 September 1982 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Schwaben.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2022

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