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Augsbuurt (The Netherlands)

Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland, Fryslân province

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[Augsbuurt flag]  image by Jarig Bakker, 15 May 2003 See also:

Augsbuurt village (Lytsewâld)

The old name was Augsbuur (Frisian: Augsbûr) or Lutkewoude (Frisian: Lytsewâld). In the 1990s the name was changed to Augsbuurt (Frisian: Lytsewâld) Three horizontal stripes yellow - red - green, with 5 pinnacles on red stripe.
Colors: princes-yellow, clear-red, and clear-green.
The pinnacles refer to a "stins" (castle) of the family De Clant in the 16th century; later the families of Roorda, Van Scheltema, and Van Aylva lived there.
Source: information from Kollumerland municipality.

Augsbuurt Coat of Arms

[Augsbuurt Coat of Arms]  image from Ralf Hartemink's website.

Coat of arms registered in the Genealogysk Jierboek 1976