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Lingewaal (The Netherlands)
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adoption date unknown.
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 10.679; area: 54,56 km². Settlements:
Asperen (seat), Herwijnen, Heukelum, Spijk, Vuren.
Lingewaal was formed by the merger of the former municipalities of
Asperen, Herwijnen, Heukelum and Vuren.on 1 Jan 1986. It was first named
Vuren; on 1 Jan 1987 it was renamed Lingewaal.
The Linge is a river of c. 100 km long, more or less the heart of the
Betuwe. The Waal is one of the big rivers, receiving water from Rhine and
Maas (Meuse), so this municipality is between these rivers.
It is the Coat of Arms, which is depicted on this flag.
Jarig Bakker, 5 October 1999
Lingewaal Coat of Arms
image from the Lingewaal municipal site.
Granted 22 Jan 1987.