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Meppen City (Germany)

Stadt Meppen, Landkreis Emsland, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Meppen flag] 5:9 image by Jörg Majewski, 19 Oct 2007

See also:

Meppen city

City of Meppen
county Emsland
coat of arms adopted: 1360
sources:
[1]   Hanns Fettweis, "Die Wappen der Städte, Gemeinden und Altkreise des Emslandes", 1989.
[2]   E-Mail of municipality of 14 April 2005
Acc. to information of the city the flag predominantly is used as a banner.
Jörg Majewski, 19 Oct 2007

Banner

[Meppen banner] image by Jörg Majewski, 19 Oct 2007

Coat of Arms

[Meppen coat of arms] image by Jörg Majewski, 19 Oct 2007

Hemmoor Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
Shield Or, a fess Gules crowned by a cross patty of the same.
Meaning:
Gold and red are the colours of the Bishopric of Münster. The arms of Meppen are nearly the same, just the cross patty was added as a distinguishing mark. Meppen gained city rights in 1360, granted by Bishop Adolf of Münster. The bishops bought the region from the Counts of Ravensberg in 1252. A seal was first mentioned in 1383 and its existence had been proven since 1483 by copies. Stadler 1970, p.59
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Jan 2016

Plain Flag reported 1891

[Meppen plain flag 1891] 1:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2011

Description of  flag:
The ratio is given as 1:2. It was a white over blue horizontal bicolour.
Source:H.Ahrens "Hannoversche Landschafts-und Städtewappen", 1891, plate XX
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2011


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