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Dantumadeel (The Netherlands)
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adopted 22 Mar 1962
Population (1 Jan 2004): 19.762; area: 87,00 km²; settlements: Damwoude
(seat, incl. Murmerwoude (former seat), Akkerwoude,
De Valom, Driesum,
Veenwoudsterwal, Wouterswoude, Zwaagwesteinde.
The municipality of Dantumadeel/Dantumadiel is in northeast Friesland/Fryslân
(Netherlands), just south of the city of Dokkum.
The flag is derived from the municipal Coat of Arms. Yellow for the sandy soil.
Green for the forests ('wâlden') - don't know about the other colors.
Jarig Bakker, 21 August 1999
Dantumadeel: Flag: "Four stripes white-red-yellow-green," established
22 Mar 1962.
The shield is: Divided per pale in three parts of red, gold and green,
parted by a wavy bar silver, the gold charged with a jumping fox red.
Franc van Diest, 10 October 2000
Dantumadeel Coat of Arms
Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/heraldrywiki/index.php?title=Dantumadeel