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Horgenzell Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Horgenzell, Landkreis Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2020-06-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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Horgenzell Municipality

Horgenzell Municipal Banner

It is a white-red vertical bicolour. The arms are shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 June 2020

Horgenzell Municipal Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, issuant from base a stepped gable Argent, charged with a cross patty Gules.
The red cross patty is a so called Kreuzlingen Cross, alluding to Kreuzungen Abbey, which owned large estates in all parts of the municipality. The stepped gable is a typical element of local churches. The tinctures red and white are those of Austria and alluding to the Reeves of Schwaben, who ruled the area as commissaries of the Habsburg kin.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 June 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 18 June 1975 by Minister of Interior of Baden-Württemberg, published in GABl 131/1976.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 June 2020

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