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Zollernalb County (Germany)

Zollernalbkreis, Tübingen District, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2020-12-05 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Zollernalbkreis county flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2013
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Zollernalb County

Zollernalb County Flag

It is a black-white-yellow horizontal tricolour with centred arms.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Stefan Schwoon, modified by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Sep 2013

Zollernalb County Banner

[Zollernalbkreis county banner] 5:2 image by Stefan Schwoon, 24 Mar 2001

It is a black-white-yellow vertical tricolour with arms shifted to the top.Black-white-yellow with the arms.
Source: letter from County Archive to Falko Schmidt
Stefan Schwoon, 24 Mar 2001

Shield parted per fess, at dexter quartered of Argent and Sable, at sinister Or three antlers sable in pale.
The arms combine the arms of the former States of Württemberg (antlers) and Hohenzollern (quarters). The colours of the city flag of Balingen, the capital of the county, are the same. Furthermore black and white are the colours of Hohenzollern, black and yellow those of the arms of Württemberg. With only a few exceptions, the whole county belonged historically to either one of these States.
Source: Heinz Bardua: "Die Kreis- und Gemeindewappen im Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart" (County and Municipal Arms in the Stuttgart District), Stuttgart, 1987.

Santiago Dotor, 12 Mar 2002

The arms were approved on 2 August 1974. Flag and banner are used unofficially. Information was confirmed by letter from County Archive to Falko Schmidt on 10 September 1999-
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Dec 2020

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letter from county archive to Falko Schmidt on 10 Sep 1999