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Rottenbuch Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Rottenbuch, Landkreis Weilhaim-Schongau, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-12-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rottenbuch municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Dec 2021
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Rottenbuch Banner

It is a white-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Dec 2021

Rottenbuch Coat of Arms

Renaissance shield Argent an eradicated beech Gules with seven leaves.
The municipality adopted the arms of the Augustine Rottenbuch Convent, known since 1433, without changes. The convent is also the name giver of the municipality. The red beech (German: rote Buche) is punning, as the name of the convent probably is derived from forest clearance (German: Rodung) in a beech forest. The convent ruled the local district (Bavarian: Hofmark) since the 11th century and had also the complete local cognisance. These privileges got lost due to secularisation in 1803. The building of the convent is still a landmark in the municipality.
Source: "Unser Landkreis Weilheim-Schongau", Bamberg 1986, pp.152-153
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Dec 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 1 April 1957 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Dec 2021

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