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Dillingen an der Donau County (Schwaben District, Bavaria, Germany)

Landkreis Dillingen an der Donau

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[Dillingen an der Donau County (Schwaben District, Bavaria, Germany)]
by Stefan Schwoon
Flag and coat-of-arms adopted 19 October 1973


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Yellow-blue-yellow stripes, 19.10.1973. The former Dillingen county was enlarged during the 1972 municipal reform with the (previously independent) city of Dillingen and parts of Wertingen county. Sources: Linder and Schmidt 2000, arms image from Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website.

Stefan Schwoon, 22 August and 15 October 2001

From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:

The new arms [were granted] on October 19, 1973 [and] show the lion [from the arms of the Counts of Dillingen] of the old arms, combined with the black lion [arms of the Princes of Hohenstaufen] taken from the arms of the former county Wertingen, and the fleur-de-lis [symbol of St. Mary, the patron saint of the diocese of Augsburg] taken from the arms of the city of Dillingen.

Santiago Dotor, 5 February 2004

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