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City of Rottenburg upon Neckar (Germany)

Stadt Rottenburg am Neckar, Kreis Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2013-06-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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City of Rottenburg upon Neckar

Rottenburg City Banner

Description of banner:
It is a white - red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: Stefan Schwoon spotted this banner on occasion of the Neckar Festival everywhere in the town on 28 June 2003.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2013

Rottenburg Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess into silver (= white) over red.
In 1280 Count Albert II of Hohenburg, administrator (Landvogt) of Swabia, built a new castle near a ford of the Neckar river and a settlement, which he named Rottenburg. It gained city rights in the early 14th century. Before 1350 it merged with neighbouring Ehingen to a new city.The seal, the oldest prints are from 1282, shows the arms of the Counts of Hohenburg. The arms have thus not changed since, even though often some form of damascene was used in the red field.
Source: Stadler 1971, p.89

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2013

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