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Unterwössen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Unterwössen, Landkreis Traunstein, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-02-05 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Unterwössen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2022
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Unterwössen Municipality

Unterwössen Banner

It is a red-white-blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2022

Unterwössen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per bend, above left Argent a horse head Gules with a blaze Argent, beneath Azure a wing Argent.
The horse head is referring to former horse breeding in the village. The blaze is referring to a special local race. The wing is referring to a famous local school of gliding flight and paragliding, which was established in 1954 for saleplanes only.
Source: "Unser Bayern" appendix of Bayerische Staatszeitung, a newspaper, 1969, p.40
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 20 June 1968 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2022

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