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Bessenbach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Bessenbach, Landkreis Aschaffenburg, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-10-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bessenbach municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Sep 2021
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Bessenbach Municipality

Bessenbach Banner

It is a blue-white-blue vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Sep 2021

Bessenbach Coat of Arms

Shield Azure a double-headed stork Argent armed Gules, in base parted by a fess wavy Argent.
The stork is taken from the arms of the Lords of Bessenbach, whose existence is proven since the 12th century. Their castle had been in Keilberg. They had been local rulers and the had the local cognisance in the whole valley of the namesake creek, represented by the fess wavy.
Source: "Unser Landkreis Aschaffenburg", Bamberg 1991, p.144
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Sep 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 28 November 1977 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Unterfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Sep 2021

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