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Bergedorf District (Germany)

Bezirk Bergedorf, Hamburg

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Bergedorf former municipal flag

[Former Municipality of Bergedorf (Hamburg, Germany)] image by Rob Raeside

Bergedorf is a district of Hamburg. It was annexed by Lübeck in 1420, and belonged to Hamburg since 1868, becoming part of this town in 1937. The flag of the former city of Bergedorf was green over white.
Pascal Vagnat, 5 Jul 2001


Harburg borough (Bezirk)

Harburg borough flag image by Pascal Gross, 21 January 2002

I saw Bergedorf's flag and I by pride cannot survive to not have my home borough be included: Harburg. It is one of Hamburg's boroughs (Bezirk). Until 1937 it was an independent town in belonging to the Prussian province of Hannover. Harburg's flag is somewhat similar to the one of Hamburg. The lion in the door of the fortress represents Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony and Bavaria, a main antagonist of Frederick I Barbarossa.
Niels Rump, 18 Sep 2002


Ochsenwerder Parish

[Ochsenwerder Parish (Bergedorf District, Hamburg, Germany)] image by Pascal Gross, 21 January 2002

The flag of Ochsenwerder can be seen at this webpage.
Pascal Gross, 21 January 2002

Ochsenwerder is a southeastern suburb of Hamburg along the Elbe river. Its name translates as "Oxholm". Its flag can be bought at this site for only 80 Euros (nur $ 100) - a horizontal bicolor white over red, with in the center the (oxen-less) Coat of Arms.
The flag reminds me of the Sloten-CoA (with at leat one ox) in the Netherlands.
Jarig Bakker, 10 Mar 2005


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