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Burum (The Netherlands)

Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland, Fryslân province

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

Burum village (Boerum)

Burum / Boerum - "Flag: Chequy, red and yellow of nine rectangles on three horizontal stripes; the central rectangle is black.
Colors: clear-red, princes-yellow and black.
The black color refers to the times when the abbot of Gerkesklooster held jurisdiction over Burum; his symbol was a black cross. Nickname: poepen (because they forgot their Frisian language and spoke Poeps - Grunnings or Groningers) and bollen (bulls, also grumpy people).
Source: information from Kollumerland municipality.

Burum Coat of Arms

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

Coat of Arms registered in the Genealogysk Jierboek 1976