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Wijnjewoude (The Netherlands)

Opsterland municipality, Fryslân province

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[Wijnjewoude village flag]  image by Jarig Bakker, 27 May 2003

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Wijnjewoude village

Wijnjewoude (Frisian: Wynjewâld) is a village in Opsterland municipality, a merger of the former villages of Duurswoude and Wijnjeterp in 1974. Its flag and coat of arms are at this webpage.
Designer: J.C. Terluin, 12 Jun 1999
Description: The red stripes symbolize the fields of heather, while the yellow stripe points at the long stretch the village forms. The yellow hoist part symbolizes sandy soil and the blue the canals Ouddiep and Opsterlandse Compagnonsvaart. The white clover is the symbol of farming.
Jarig Bakker, 27 May 2003

Wijnjewoude Coat of Arms

[Wijnjewoude Coat of Arms]  image image from this webpage.

Granted 12 Jun 1999. Both former villages have a church tower with on top a sign with a horse, to show the wind in which way to blow.