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County and Municipal Flags (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)

Landkreis- und Gemeindeflaggen, Land Rheinland-Pfalz

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County Flags / Landkreisflaggen

I drew the Palatinate county flags according to descriptions in Debus 1988. The book shows the arms of all political entities of the Palatinate (Pfalz) area in the south-west of Germany and describes their flags. Most flags have horizontally and vertically hanging versions, but for the county flags they are basically the same. The arms are taken from Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website but resized and recoloured to fit the FOTW colour standards. For the banner [hanging flag] versions I chose a format of 5:2 which looks about right. However, other formats are also possible. A map of the area and the districts (made by me) is at this webpage.
Stefan Schwoon, 29 Jan 2001

The counties are:

Data from Stefan Schwoon#s database.