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Zierenberg City (Germany)

Stadt Zierenberg, Landkreis Kassel, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Zierenberg city banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 17 Nov 2006
approved 1967 See also:

Zierenberg City

It is a blue-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms with a black inscription "Zierenberg" in a rectangle on top of the shield is shifted to the top.
inhabitants: 6,868
Kassel County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved in 1967
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.96
Jörg Majewski, 17 Nov 2006

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a hind passant reguardant Argent tongued Gules.
Zierenberg was founded between 1290 and 1294. The current arms are based on the oldest known seal from 1304 displays a hind. The name at the time was Tyrberch, (deer's mountain or animal's mountain), so the hind might have been a canting element. In the seal the hind and a bush were displayed on the peaks of a doublemount. Later seals from the 14th and 17th century only displayed a hind passant on a plane base. Siebmacher (1605) and Wessel (1621) displayed a golden hind on a green base and omitted the bush. Since Otto Hupp the hind is painted silver.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.96
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 June 2017

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