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Schleching Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Schleching, Landkreis Traunstein, Bayern

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[Schleching municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 6 Feb 2022
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Schleching Municipality

Schleching Banner

It is a blue-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in a white bannerhead.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2022

Schleching Coat of Arms

Renaissance shield Or, a bishop issuant dressed Azure holding a crozier Or by his sinister hand and an oil flagon with a dove Argent above by his dexter hand.
The bishop is St. Remigius, patron saint of the local parish church. He is also reminding on the Christianisation of Bayern by Franconian missionaries in the 8th and 9th century. Sources:
Sources: "Oberbayerisches Archiv" (Upper Bavarian Archives) vol. 79, 1954, p.162 and municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2022

The banner was approved on 16 August 1954 by and the arms were approved on 21 October 1926, both by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2022

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