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City of Görlitz (Saxony, Germany)

Stadt Görlitz

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[City of Görlitz (Saxony, Germany)] 3:5
by Stefan Schwoon

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White-red bicolour with the lesser arms (i.e. just the shield without other attributes). Since 1945 Görlitz, situated on the river Neisse, is divided into a German and a Polish part (Zgorzelec). Sources: flag description sent by Falko Schmidt from Die Wappen der kreisfreien Städte und Landkreise im Freistaat Sachsen: Veröffentlichung der Sächsischen Archivverwaltung, Mitteldeutscher Verlag, Halle/Saale, ISBN 3-89812-069-4, arms from Bensing et al, Lexikon Städte und Wappen der DDR, Leipzig, 1984.

Stefan Schwoon, 9 March 2001