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Sinn Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Sinn, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sinn municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2006
in use since ca. 1960 See also:

Sinn Municipality

It is a blue-yellow vertical bicolour with coat of arms shifted to the top.
district Gießen , state Hesse
flag in use since approximately 1960
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 14 Sep 2006

Coat of Arms

The shield is quartered of Or and Azure, the quarters Or are charged with a foundry ladle Sable filled Gules. The quarters Azure are superimposed by a bend sinister Argent, crossing the shield completely.
The quartered field is derived from the arms of the medieval Lords of Sinn, who originated from Frankfurt. The bend sinister is symbolizing Dill River. The red colour of the two foundry ladles is symbolizing liquid iron, processed in the local iron industries.
The coat of arms was approved in 1959 by Minister of Interior of Hesse.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.83
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Mar 2017

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