Last modified: 2004-12-29 by santiago dotor
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by Stefan Schwoon
Coat-of-arms adopted 31st October 1955, flag adopted 12th February 1986
Green-white stripes, adopted 12.02.1986. The coat-of-arms is the same as that of the pre-reform county. Sources: Linder and Schmidt 2000, arms image from Stadler 1964-1972.
Stefan Schwoon, 20 September 2001
Here is some interesting stuff on the county flag which I found out while researching flags in Ebersberg county. In 1986, after the adoption of the flag, the county contacted the municipalities in the county, to see if they would join in buying county flags. About half of them bought county flags, but in several different sizes:
Marcus Schmöger, 20 September 2001
From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:
The arms were granted on October 31, 1955 and confirmed on November 10, 1972.
The arms are partly canting, a boar (Eber) on a mountain (Berg), and are taken from the arms of the city of Ebersberg, as well as the counts of Ebersberg. The pine tree has been added as a symbol of the large forests in the northern part of the county. The number of branches was identical to the number of municipalities in the county in 1955.
Literature: Stadler 1964-1972.
Santiago Dotor, 1 December 2003