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Castrop-Rauxel city (Germany)

Stadt Castrop-Rauxel, Recklinghausen County, North Rhine-Westphalia

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[Castrop-Rauxel flag] 3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2007
adopted 15 Jul 1965

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Castrop-Rauxel city

City of Castrop-Rauxel (Recklinghausen county; Northrhine Westphalia)
Description of flag:
The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over yellow horizontal bicolour with the coat of arms in its centre.
Description of coat of arms:
In a blue field is a golden (=yellow) St.Andrews cross. Its bars are superimposed by a blue line.
The St.Andrews cross was used by Castrop since the 16th century. The final version was authorized by the city council on 15 July 1965.
Authorized: a flag of the same colours was used by Castrop at least since 1885.
Source: Peter VEDDELER:"Wappen-Siegel-Flaggen, die kommunalen Hoheitszeichen der Kreise, Städte und Gemeinden in Westfalen-Lippe" ; ISBN 3-87023-252-8; p.364
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Nov 2007