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Bernisse (The Netherlands)

Zuid-Holland province

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Bernisse municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
 
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Bernisse municipality

Number of inhabitants: 12.760; area: 68,47 km². Settlements: Abbenbroek (seat), Biert, Geervliet, Heenvliet, Oudenhoorn, Simonshaven, Zuidland.
Bernisse municipality was formed on 1 Jan 1980 by the merger of Abbenbroek, Oudenhoorn en Zuidland and parts of the municipalities of Geervliet (incl. Simonshaven) and Heenvliet. The name refers to the old river of Bernisse (also known as Bornisse or Pernis) separating the islands of Voorne and Putten.
Flag adopted 15 Aug 1988. The crosses symbolize the villages of Abbenbroek, Heenvliet, Oudenhoorn and Zuidland on the island of Voorne, and the villages of Geervliet and Simonshaven on the island of Putten.
Jarig Bakker, 26 May 2003

Bernisse Coat of Arms

[Bernisse Coat of Arms] image from the Bernisse municipal website.

Granted 23 Jul 1982


Geervliet [former municipality]

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

Flag adopted by municipal resolution on 28 Apr 1960.


Geervliet Coat of Arms

[Geervliet Coat of Arms] image from the Bernisse municipal website.

Granted 24 Jul 1816


Heenvliet [former municipality]

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

Flag adopted by municipal resolution on 23 Dec 1961.


Heenvliet Coat of Arms

[Heenvliet Coat of Arms] image from the Bernisse municipal website.

Granted 24 Jul 1816


Zuidland [former municipality]

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

Flag adopted by municipal resolution on 8 May 1962


Zuidland Coat of Arms

[Zuidland Coat of Arms] image from the Bernisse municipal website.

Granted 24 Jul 1816