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Rosenheim County (Bavaria, Germany)

Landkreis Rosenheim

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[Rosenheim County (Oberbayern District, Bavaria, Germany)] 5:2
by Stefan Schwoon
Flag adopted 27th August 1976, coat-of-arms adopted 14th May 1976


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Red-yellow-blue with the arms. Arms are from Linder and Olzog 1996.

Stefan Schwoon, 11 February 2001

Both vertical and horizontal versions are legally correct, but we can confirm (through Marcus Schmöger's and my own observations) that the vertical variants are the ones in actual use.

Stefan Schwoon, 24 September 2001

Adopted 27.08.1976, according to Dirk Schönberger's Administrative Divisions of the World website. From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:

The new arms were granted on May 14, 1976. The chief shows the arms of Bavaria, as a large part of the county belongs for a long time to Bavaria. The lower dexter part shows two leaves, taken from the arms of the Frauenchiemsee Convent. These arms are used as a symbol for the Chiemgau area of the county. The lower sinister half shows the lion taken from the arms of the city (...) of Wassenburg.

Literature: Stadler 1964-1971, Linder and Olzog 1996.

Santiago Dotor, 15 November 2001


Horizontal Variant

[Rosenheim County (Bavaria, Germany)] 3:5
by Stefan Schwoon
Flag adopted 27th August 1976, coat-of-arms adopted 14th May 1976

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