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Polsbroek (The Netherlands)
Lopik municipality, Utrecht province
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by Jarig Bakker, 8 Jul 2003
adoption date unknown
Polsbroek former municipality
Polsbroek is a former municipality in Utrecht province, since 1 Jan 1989
part of Lopik municipality. It had just over 1.000 inhabitants, living
just north of Schoonhoven (Zuid-Holland).
In the 19th century there were two municipalities - Noord-Polsbroek
and Zuid-Polsbroek. The coat of arms of Noord-Polsbroek consisted of a golden field
with a chequy diagonal with two tieres of gules and argent. - that coat of arms
is of the IJsselsteinse branch of the van Amstel family.
The coat of arms of Zuid-Polsbroek: gules with three cushions argent, placed
one and two, with in chief the letter P argent.
Source: van der Aa's Aardrijkskundig Woordenboek der Nederlanden,
Flag: yellow, with a diagonal chequy bar of red and white.
This flag is complete analogue to the municipal arms. adoption date
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62].
Jarig Bakker, 8 Jul 2003