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adopted 28 Nov 1983.
Mr. Rudolf J. Broersma just sent me the municipal pennant (wimpel) of
Boarnsterhim: a square green hoist charged with a yellow cloverleaf, a
two-colored hoist of red and white (Oostergo),
adopted 30 Mar 1984.
Jarig Bakker, 21 Oct 2006
Granted 10 Aug 1984.
Idaarderadeel - Idaerderadiel is in the center of Friesland, due south
of Leeuwarden. Since 1984 it is part of Boarnsterhim. The seat was in Grouw,
the village where in the last century the revival of Frisian literature
Flagdescription: "White with a red scandinavian cross whereof the width of the arms is 3/16th of the flag height, and over that a white scandinavian cross with a width of 1/16th of the flag height and on the crossing of the arms a blue escutcheon ending in a point on which two contrary yellow crescents.
The two crescents on the flag might refer to the quite popular opinion that Frisians took part in the crusades (notably the conquest of Damiette in Egypt).
Jarig Bakker, 24 October 1999
Rauwerderhem - Raarderhim was a municipality between Leeuwarden and
Sneek; in old times part of it was in the Middelzee. Since 3 January 1985
part of Boarnsterhim. Municipal seat: Raerd (Rauwerd).
Flagdescription: "Three stripes red-white-red, with at the hoist side over all two crossed yellow keys, the bits up and turned inward."
The flag was adopted 6 June 1971, adapted from the municipal Coat of Arms. The two keys might deformations of the gridirons as attribute of St. Laurentius, formerly patron saint of Rauwerderhem.
Jarig Bakker, 30 October 1999
Utingeradeel / Utingeradiel was in the center of Friesland, southeast
of Leeuwarden, with municipal seat in Akkrum. It is since 3 January 1985
divided between Boarnsterhim and Skarsterlân.
Flagdescription: three horizontal stripes of red and white, proportioned 2:1:5; in hoist-bottom a yellow cloverleaf.
The flag was adopted 29 January 1958, derived from the Coat of Arms. The white stripe symbolizes the old river De Boorn, where the 5 main villages were bordering on. The cloverleaf is for the fertility of the soil.
Jarig Bakker, 2 December 1999