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It is a red-white vertical bicolour with centred arms.
Source: §2(2) of Hauptsatzung of Neuruppin City, version 27 September 2007
Shield Azure; issuant from base a castle Argent with port and windows Sable, having two embattled towers in flanches and three embattled turrets in centre, all with cone roofs Gules topped by balls Or; over all an inescutcheon Gules, charged with an eagle Argent armed and tongued Or.
The castle is probably alluding to the status of a city. The inescutcheon displays the arms of the Lordship of Ruppin, to which the city belonged.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA and §2(1) of Hauptsatzung of Neuruppin City, versions 27 September 2007 and 5 January 2009
The arms were approved on 22 June 1928 by Prussian Minster of State and confirmed on 31 March 2003. Acc. to §1 of Hauptsatzung Neuruppin adopted the title "Fontanestadt". Theodor Fontane (1819 - 1898) was a German poet and journalist, started however his career as a pharmacist. He was born in Neuruppin. Recently began his 200-years anniversary in the city.
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