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Weihenzell Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Weihenzell, Landkreis Ansbach, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Weihenzell municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 6 July 2020
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It is a blue-white-green vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 July 2020

Weihenzell Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, issuant from base a triplemount Vert charged with a pile wavy Argent, on its central top a clover Vert with five trefoils, superimposed by an inescutcheon Azure, charged with a fleur-de-lis Or.
The trefoils are representing the former independent municipalities of Forst, Grub, Haasgang, Wernsbach and Weihenzell proper. The pile wavy is referring to a local mineral spring. The inescutcheon is referring to the Gumbertus Monastery in Ansbach. Gumbertus is considered to be the founder of the village.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 July 2020

The coat of arms was approved on 9 September 1985.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 July 2020

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