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Municipality of Fürstenfeldbruck (Fürstenfeldbruck County, Bavaria, Germany)

Gemeinde Fürstenfeldbruck

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[Municipality of Fürstenfeldbruck (Fürstenfeldbruck County, Bavaria, Germany)] by Stefan Schwoon
Coat-of-arms adopted 1936


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Description

A red-white Banner [hanging flag] with the arms in a white square at the top. Source of the arms: Stadler 1964-1972. The flag was on display in the town together with the flag of the county and the partner cities of the town. Fürstenfeldbruck is the seat of Fürstenfeldbruck County.

Stefan Schwoon, 1 April 2001

From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:

The village of Bruck (meaning 'bridge') received town rights in 1306 and became a possession of the Fürstenfeld Abbey in 1342. The name hence became Fürstenfeldbruck. The first arms were granted in 1813 by King Max I Joseph of Bayern. The arms showed a bridge with three crosses above the bridge. The above arms were granted in 1936 and are based on an image by Mielich and Apian in a roll of arms from 1565. The bridge is a canting element, the cross probably indicates the Abbey and the chief shows the arms of Bavaria.

Literature: Stadler 1964-1972.

Santiago Dotor, 11 April 2002

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