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Breitenberg Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Breitenberg, Landkreis Passau, Bayern

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[Breitenberg municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2022
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Breitenberg Banner

It is a red-yellow-blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2022

Breitenberg Coat of Arms

Shield Argent a pair of wings Gules, chief Azure a bend Or.
The bend or is taken from the personal arms of the Bishop of Passau Wenzel Count of Thun. He planned the peopling of Breitenberg in the 17th century, which had the name Wenzelsreut until the first half of the 19th century. The wings are taken from the arms of Bishop Raymund Count of Rabatta, who founded the local parish.
Source: "Unser Bayern", appendix of Bayerische Staatszeitung, 1976, p.32
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 10 April 1975 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Niederbayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2022

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