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Doesburg (The Netherlands)

Gelderland province

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Doesburg municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 30 Dec 1964

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Doesburg municipality

Number of inhabtitants (1 Jan 2003): 11.528; area: 12,86 km². Settlements: Doesburg (seat).
Doesburg is c. 20 km east of Arnhem. The crescent is derived from the municipal Coat of Arms and probably refers to participants from Doesburg in a Crusade before 1290, when this symbol appeared on a city seal.
Jarig Bakker, 15 September 1999

Doesburg Coat of Arms

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

Granted 7 Oct 1918. The castle is supposed to be the legendary castle of the Roman general Drusus.