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Waalwijk (The Netherlands)

Noord-Brabant province

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Waalwijk municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
adopted April 1997

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Waalwijk municipality

Population (1 Jan 2003): 45.607; area: 68,15 km²; settlements: Waalwijk (seat), Sprang-Capelle, Waspik.
On 1 Jan 1921 the former municipalities of  Baardwijk, Besoyen, Capelle, Sprang (later Sprang-Capelle) and Waalwijk merged to form the new municipality of Waalwijk. On 1 Jan 1997 the former municipalities of Sprang-Capelle, Waalwijk, and Waspik merged to form the new municipality of Waalwijk.
Flagdescription: five vertical stripes red - yellow - black - yellow - red, proportioned 1:1:2:1:1; in the center of the middle stripe a yellow stylized eradicated oak tree with a height of 4/5 flagheight.
adopted April 1997

Waalwijk Coat of Arms

Waalwijk Coat of Arms International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/

Granted 4 Oct 1947.


Sprang-Capelle former municipality

former sprang-capelle Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

Flagdescription: white, with in the center a red, tongued and armed blue lion, surrounded by a circle of 15 green lying blocks.
This flag was adopted 29 Sep 1961 by municipal resolution. Colors and emblem were derived from the municipal arms (which only contains 8 blocks). The 15 blocks represent the former manor of Wendelnesse.Spijkenisse municipality
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62]


Sprang-Capelle Coat of Arms

See International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/

Waspik (former municipality

former Waspik Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

adopted in 1983. White field with the municipal arms in the center.


Waspik Coat of Arms

See International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/

Waalwijk [former municipality]

former Waalwijk Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

Flagdescription: four equally wide horizontal stripes yellow - black - white - red.
This flag was adopted 1 Apr 1953 by municipal resolution; the colors were derived from the municipal arms.
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62]