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Doesburg (The Netherlands)
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adopted 30 Dec 1964
Number of inhabtitants (1 Jan 2003): 11.528; area: 12,86 km². Settlements:
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
image from the Doesburg municipal website.
Granted 7 Oct 1918. The castle is supposed to be the legendary castle
of the Roman general Drusus.