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Meinheim Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Meinheim, Landkreis Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Meinheim municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021
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Meinheim Municipality

Meinheim Banner

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

Meinheim Coat of Arms

Shield Gules a church spire issuant Argent, flanked by two linden leaves addorsed Or.
The spire is a representation of the local belfry having three levels. It is the local landmark and the highest tower in the valley of the Altmühl River. The leaves are alluding to the Linden of Meinheim, standing alongside the way to Ehlheim. The tinctures are alluding to the Counts of Truhendingen,former local rulers.
Source: Klemens Stadler: "Neue Gemeindewappen in Mittelfranken", in: "Jahresbericht des Historischen Vereins Mittelfranken", 1959, pp.222-223
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 3 February 1959 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sept 2021

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