Last modified: 2011-09-02 by german editorial team
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Description of current flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a yellow over blue horizontal bicolour. Both fields are divided by a white stripe having 1/30 of total height of the flag. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Source: Erwin Günther: "Kommunalflaggen in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (1)", published in "Flaggenkurier, Nr. 7/8", p.16-29, edited by DGF
, 28 Aug 2011
Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in a blue field is a half, golden (= yellow), sinister facing griffin tongued red. Below in a golden (= yellow) field is ablack bull's head armed silver (=white) and tongued red.
The bull's head is symbolizing the dukes of Mecklenburg -Schwerin, the griffin the lordship of Rostock, a subdivision.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Aug 2011