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Gießen city (Germany)

Stadt Gießen, seat of Landkreis Gießen, district Gießen, Hesse

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[Gießen city flag] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Aug 2006
adopted 17 Sep 1980 See also:

Gießen city

Gießen [Giessen], city, county seat, special status city
inhabitants 73,358
Gießen [Giessen] county
district Gießen [Giessen], state Hesse
flag adopted 17th September 1980
A special status city is a city with more than 50.000 inhabitants in Hesse.
The GIF and the details are based on the presentations of Klaus Günther, with kind permission.
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 23 Aug 2006

I have a question concerning Giessen and Wetzlar. For a brief preriod these two cities were amalgamated into "Stadt Lahn" (1977-1979), a highly unpopular state of affairs as I recall.
Surely this entity had arms and a flag - does someone know these?
Jan Mertens, 30 Sep 2006

flag variant

[Gießen city flagvariant] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 23 Aug 2006
flag variant proved 1953 and 1965