Last modified: 2004-12-29 by santiago dotor
Keywords: landkreis neustadt an der aisch-bad windsheim | neustadt an der aisch-bad windsheim county | coat of arms: per pale (dog: white-black) | coat of arms: per pale (eagle: black) | coat of arms: base (paly: blue- |
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by Stefan Schwoon
Coat-of-arms adopted 14 June 1974, flag adopted 24 February 1982
Blue-white-black stripes, 24.02.1982. The seat of the county is Neustadt an der Aisch. Sources: Linder and Schmidt 2000, arms image from Linder and Olzog 1996. The eagle stands for the former imperial city of (Bad) Windsheim.
Stefan Schwoon, 12 October 2001
The former counties of Neustadt an der Aisch, Scheinfeld and Uffenheim merged in 1973 to form the new Neustadt an der Aisch-Bad Windsheim county. From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website:
The arms were granted on June 14, 1974.
The arms show in the upper sinister half the crest (dog) of the Markgraves of Nuremberg from the Hohenzollern dynasty. The quartered arms of the Markgraves was part of the old Neustadt an der Aisch county arms. The eagle is taken from the arms of Uffenheim, the pallets from the arms of Scheinfeld.
Literature: Linder and Olzog 1996.
Santiago Dotor, 4 February 2004